We live on our boat in the Carribean for 6months every year and supplies tend to be hit and miss. I found everything I needed and it turned out perfectly! There were only four of us for dinner, so we were delighted to have leftovers, which were as good as freshly made!
DELICIOUS!! I agree with a previous reviewer, this is easy for someone not reading impaired, and why rate a recipe you have never tried? This is awesome and so easy! I have made it 6 times for various occasions and there is never any left. No complaints of too rich. I have passed this recipe on to many guests.
I made this icebox pie, and it is delicious. I did not think it was too rich, but perhaps I cut smaller pieces. The recipe is easy to follow for those not reading impaired (condensed vs evaporated milk), and keeps fabulously.
I actually MADE this recipe! My boyfriend found it too rich, so we didn't use the chantilly cream. IT is very good and easy to make. I have since found several recipes that use less egg yolk, etc., so I might try those so it isn't so rich. Great tart flavor, very creamy texture-yum!
If you plan on making this pie, be sure to use SWEETENED condensed milk (eg Eaglebrand), not plain condensed or evaporated milk. I've made enough pies like this to know from the recipe what is intended, but for cooks unfamiliar with this type of pie, it would be easy to use the wrong milk. (As the other reviewer noted, you may get the recipe to set using condensed milk and egg yolks, but you would need to add sugar to the filling.)
I haven't made this exact pie, but have made several different recipes - all about the same - to know that it is probably okay. I love this type of pie, actually. If you have never made one like this, try it, you'll probably like it.
(You can make a filling from just plain condensed milk, lemon juice, and egg yolks, but you would then need to add sugar to the filling to make the pie.)
I haven't made this recipe, but since the other 'raters' haven't either, rated it 3 stars, relegating it to mediocrity without knowing, I felt I had to. I am from Louisiana and this pie is something that has been made for generations and if you like Key Lime Pie, I'm pretty confident that you will love this one, too. Egg yolks, CONDENSED milk, and citrus juice will produce a custard filling that will set pretty much on its own but is frequently 'set' after a brief time in the oven to render the egg yolks safer. I really hate to see recipe rated low by people who do so without making it. This recipe is not really a mystery and I will make it this week and it will justify my 5 star ratings. Nice work, David and Raquel!
I assume this recipe calls for sweetened condensed milk? Folks (like me!) can get confused between sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk, you might want to take pains to make that clear in the ingredient list. I gave it three stars because I had to in order to post this, I haven't made it yet.