I first made these as part of a Key West-themed dinner party menu, but since then, I've made them a million times. Find out why.
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We have an excellent key lime pie on this site, and a super-easy, sweet and salty icebox lime pie for those pressed for time. This pie is a hybrid of both: a real graham cracker crust filled with sweet-tart condensed milk-flavored custard, but even easier, cooler, and more refreshing than your standard pie.
To those Key Lime Pie purists out there, I'm sorry, this recipe is probably not for you. For everyone else, adding a little hint of coriander to key lime pie adds a delightful dimension of flavor that's worth trying the next time you've got little key limes in your possession.
In my mind, there's really no replacement for sweetened coconut flakes. For example, they're essential to these muffins, where they bake up into sweet, toasty, chewy muffin hats. Each is a structured yet giving mass of curls like when I used to gnaw on my baby-sitter's hair.
Sweet-tart key limes turn shortbread coins into brightly flavored cookies.
This is a perfect summer cake; light and fluffy and coated with a tangy Key lime icing. A layer of buttery cookie crumbs adds textural contrast.