As a busy mother and grandmother, Cindy understands the importance of convenient meals and a well-stocked pantry, as well as the enjoyment that goes into spending time in the kitchen with little ones. Cindy’s idea of relaxing? Making an apple pie that’s just like Mom’s. Let’s hope she shares the recipe.
Get to know the members of the Land O’Lakes Co-op with a seasonal look at family life on the dairy farm.
View our story
This tart has an easy, press in the pan butter crust filled with a tangy lime curd. Be sure to use fresh limes for the best lime flavor.
Heat oven to 400°F.
Combine 1/2 cup butter and 1/3 cup sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour, milk and vanilla; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Press dough onto bottom and up sides of ungreased 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Prick dough all over. Bake 14-20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely.
Combine 1 cup sugar, lime juice and 1 tablespoon lime zest in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 1-2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
Reduce heat to low.
Beat eggs and egg yolks in bowl with whisk. Stir small amount of hot sugar mixture into egg mixture using wire whisk. Gradually stir egg mixture into remaining hot sugar mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, 6-8 minutes or until mixture reaches 160°F and is thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup butter,
at a time, until mixture is smooth. Let cool at room temperature 15 minutes.
Pour cooled filling into cooled, baked crust. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
Garnish with whipped cream and lime zest, if desired.
Dietary Fiber: <1g
Email address will not be published
How Did This Recipe Work Out for You?
Please return to landolakes.com to rate and review this recipe.
Your comments and suggestions are appreciated by others.
This recipe was reprinted from landolakes.com. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/1224
© 2014 Land O'Lakes, Inc.
I admit it: I let my kids have chocolate cake for breakfast this week. Some of you are probably shocked and questioning whether I am fit to be a mom. However, I know there are a handful of “my people” who are saying, “See, I knew we could do this!”
Bring the bold flavors of
ginger and sesame to a
variety of meals.
I admit it: I let my kids have chocolate cake for breakfast this week. Some of you are probably shocked and questioning whether I am fit to be a mom. However, I know there are a handful of “my people” who are saying, “See, I knew we could do this!” More ...
The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.
We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.
We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.
If you are already a member, please sign in.
Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.
If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.
Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.
Your question has been submitted.
Your email has been sent. Thanks for sharing this Land O Lakes recipe!