Atlantic Beach Pie

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The filling for this creamy Atlantic Beach Pie Recipe is bursting with lemon flavor. You can use just lemon juice in the filling recipe or a mix of lemon and lime juices. For this Atlantic Beach pie recipe a mix of the two juices was used, and with lime juice added, the filling has a flavor very similar to key lime pie. The best part about this quick and easy pie recipes idea is the sweet and salty crumb crust that is made from saltine crackers, butter, and some sugar. The crust is like nothing you've tried before and the perfect compliment to the lemon custard filling. You could use this pie crust recipe with other types of pie fillings. The lemon pie filling is then topped with whipped cream along with some coarse sea salt for garnish if you’d like it's a matter of personal taste.

When it comes to whipped cream for use in good pie recipes, you can either purchase homemade, or you can make a homemade whipped cream recipe of your own. Many people feel a bit intimidated at the thought of making their whipped cream. It's not difficult to do, but there are some things you need to do to make the recipe work, along with having the right tools. It is worth making your whipped cream recipe, as once you know how to make it, you'll realize just how easy it is, plus it tastes amazing. To make you will need some heavy whipping cream and some vanilla extract. You want to make sure that the heavy cream is left in the refrigerator right up until you're ready to whip it. When ready, measure the cream into the bowl of a stand mixer or a metal bowl, then add the vanilla and other flavorings. Start by whipping and increase the mixer speed to medium.

For the first few minutes, the cream will be very frothy and bubbly. Then after about 4 to 5 minutes you will start to see trails in the cream that don't immediately dissolve after the whisk moves this is a good thing. Keep whipping, and after about 6 to 7 minutes soft peaks should form. After about 7 to 8 minutes, you will watch as firm peaks form, and become stiffer and stiffer. The cream will start to take on volume, and if you take the whisk out of the cream, the peaks in the whipped cream will hold firmly but have slightly softened tips. This is usually the best stage to stop whipping and serve the whipped cream on top of your favorite dessert recipe, or for use in a recipe idea. Thank you to Martha at A Family Feast for sharing this good pie recipes idea for Atlantic Beach pie. This is just one the easy pie crust recipes you will find on the site. Other recipes you will find include breakfast, beverage, appetizer, bread, desserts, entrees, salad recipes, the best healthy salads and so much more. *

Nutrition Facts for: Atlantic Beach Pie from A Family Feast
Ingredients: Saltine crackers, unsalted butter, sugar, sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks, lemon or lime juice, whipped cream.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 443, Calories from Fat 248, Total Fat 27.5g 42%, Saturated Fat 14.5g 72%, Cholesterol 169mg 56%, Sodium 312mg 13%, Potassium 244mg 7%, Carbohydrates 43.7g 15%, Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%, Sugars 32.0g, Protein 7.1g, Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 7%, Calcium 19%, Iron 6%

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