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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This twist on a tart summer favorite – key lime pie – not only gets frosty in the freezer, but uses Grape-Nuts for an extra crunchy crust. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Frozen Lime Crunch Pie," 18 July 2019 Even within that mind-set, their cases burst with more than 60 desserts at a time: red velvet cake, key lime pie, salted caramel fudge cake, peanut butter cookies, rugelach, cupcakes, mini cupcakes — and carrot cake, always. Janelle Bitker,, "Carrot cake keeps bakery Sweet Things going for more than 40 years," 30 July 2019 Steakhouses have long been known for indulgent if predictable desserts: tall cheesecakes, key lime pie, crème brulee, carrot cake and always something decadently chocolate. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "LongHorn Steakhouses offer steak for dessert," 25 June 2019 In Basalt, try any of the homemade desserts at Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, such as the scrumptious key lime pie that is almost always available. Jeanine Barone, The Know, "Ride your bike on these Colorado railroad routes without fear of being run over by a train," 2 July 2019 Hernandez shares his recipes for crab cakes and key lime pie for others to try during summer months ahead. Judy Buchenot, Naperville Sun, "Suburban Cooks: Life changes takes this self-taught chef on journey that started with cooking out of necessity," 11 June 2019 Yes, there were steaks, but also king crab claws, seafood towers, truffle macaroni and cheese and key lime pie just to name a few of the dishes. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Houston senior who fed pizza to homeless instead of graduation party is feted by posh steakhouse," 17 June 2019 Johnny’s in Roland Park will serve buffet brunch and dinner with specials like key lime pie and smoked salmon. Christina Tkacik,, "Father's Day dining specials in the Baltimore area," 12 June 2019 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

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First Known Use of key lime pie

1946, in the meaning defined above

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