key lime pie

noun, often capitalized K

Definition of key lime pie

: a usually meringue-topped lime-custard pie traditionally made from key limes

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Think about all those peach pies, key lime pies and pecan pies that point to locales downwind from the Mason-Dixon line. James Patrick Kelly, idahostatesman, "Boise Pie Co. shows its Southern roots, bakes up delicious desserts," 12 July 2018 The world’s best key lime pie is at Olivia’s Cafe at Old Key West Resort. Laura Dannen Redman, Condé Nast Traveler, "18 Summers: The Ultimate Guide to Not Wasting a Single Vacation With Your Kids," 20 July 2018 For $59, there’s choice of salad, followed by an entrée paired with choice of fresh vegetable or potato and an dessert of double chocolate mousse, key lime pie or soufflé. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Free sandwiches and specials for Father's Day," 15 June 2018 From stone crab to key lime pie, add these 10 dishes to your Sunshine State dining bucket list. Jennifer Jolly, USA TODAY, "How I saved $500 on my vacation ... and how you can, too," 12 July 2018 Those flavors include banana split, key lime pie, mojito, sour apple and more. Lauren Delgado,, "Zeno’s Boardwalk Sweet Shop celebrates 70 years - and National Taffy Day," 23 May 2018 Most key lime pie dished up around these parts comes from a just-add-water pie mix. James Patrick Kelly, idahostatesman, "Boise Pie Co. shows its Southern roots, bakes up delicious desserts," 12 July 2018 There’s a modest admission for the beach, but picnic tables under the pines are free for ice cream lovers to relish every spoonful of Bresca’s unusual flavors, such as crème fraiche key lime pie ice cream or Mexican Coke peanut sorbet. Patricia Harris And David Lyon,, "Goin’ up the country: The rustic appeal of Maine’s Route 26," 21 June 2018 Finish the meal with a slice of key lime pie, an individual soufflé or a double chocolate mousse. Anna Muckerman,, "Father's Day dining specials on the menu in the Baltimore area," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of key lime pie

1946, in the meaning defined above

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