Key Lime Pie

6 large egg yolks, beaten
6 egg whites
1 can sweetened condensed milk
7 large key limes, juiced
One 9-inch pie shall, baked
12 tablespoons sugar

Combine egg yolks and condensed milk. Mix well. Add lime juice, blend. Turn into pie shell. Bake at 350F until set about 10 minutes. Beat egg whites until stiff. Gradually add sugar to egg whites. Layer on top of pie by large spoonfuls, spreading to the edge of the pie shell. Raise oven temperature to 400F. Bake 5 minutes. Reduce heat to 300F. Bake until honey-colored.

Serves 6.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana