Key Lime Pie

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Shell

  • IMG_0131_11-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 5 tbsps. melted butter
  • 2 tbsps. sugar

Mix altogether until all crumbs are coated.  Press into the bottom and sides of a 9″ tart pan with removable bottom or a pie pan.

Bake at 350 for 8 minutes.  Remove and cool. Continue reading

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White Chocolate Pound Cake

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  • 10-12 whole pecans
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsps. water

Mix sugar, salt, cinnamon and water in a pan on medium heat and whisk for 1 minute.  Add pecans and mix them, coating them as best you can, for 2 minutes. Continue reading

Strawberry Ricotta Scones

Scone

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  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk (or reg milk with 2 drops of white vinegar)
  • 2 tbsps. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup ricotta (I drain mine in a strainer for about 2 hours to remove as much liquid as possible)
  • 3 tbsps sugar
  • 1-2 tbsps grated lemon zest
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2-1/4 tsps. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup very cold butter cut up
  • 1 cup chopped strawberries

Mix together the egg, buttermilk, lemon juice and vanilla.  Add the lemon zest and the ricotta and mix well.

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