Recipe

Lime chiffon pie

Flavoursome, fresh and zesty - this delicious and satisfying lime chiffon pie is perfect for morning or afternoon tea.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Ingredients

Lime chiffon pie
  • 1 1/4 cup (180g) plain sweet biscuit cumbs
  • 125 gram butter, melted
Filling
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • 3 teaspoon gelatine
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar, extra

Method

Lime chiffon pie
  • 1
    Combine biscuit crumbs and butter in bowl, mix well. Press firmly over base and side of 23cm pie plate; refrigerate 30 minutes or until firm.
  • 2
    Make filling: combine egg yolks, caster sugar, gelatine, rind, juice and water in heatproof bowl. Stir over simmering water until mixture has thickened slightly. Remove from heat, pour into large bowl, cover, cool to room temperature. Mixture should be set to about the consistency of unbeaten egg white before adding remaining ingredients.
  • 3
    Spread filling into crumb crust, refrigerate several hours or until set.
  • 4
    Beat egg whites in small bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form, add extra sugar gradually, beat until dissolved between additions; fold through lemon mixture in 2 batches.

Notes

This recipe can be made a day ahead. Store covered in refrigerator. Recipe not suitable to be frozen or microwaved.

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