12TablespoonsButtera stick and a half, Unsalted, melted
For the Bars
1 1/2cansLa LecheraLeche Condensada
4 Egg YolksLarge
1CupLime Juiceplus 1 tablespoon, sometimes I skip that tablespoon for time saving purposes
2-3 Limeszest, usually a scant 2 teaspoons worth
For the Crust
Mix the graham cracker crumbs, butter, sugar and salt until it resembles wet sand.
Press into a 9x13 inch baking dish.
Bake at 350 for 10 min.
Remove from oven to cool.
For the Bars
Using a whisk, stir together the sweetened condensed milk, creama, egg yolks, juice and zest.
Continue whisking to ensure that all ingredients get mixed well and the mixture begins to thicken.
Pour into the cooled crust.
Place into the oven and bake for 15 minutes.
Let cool and then place in the fridge for 3-4 hours or until set.
*if the store is ever out of media crema, I'll skip it and just use two cans of leche condensada. Shhhh don't tell Cade! Also, occasionally this mixture doesn't thicken. I have no clue why. Almost always it does, but I'm just forewarning
Key Lime Bars - Torta De Limao
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 359Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Vitamin A 678IU14%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.