How to make it

  • Grease sides of 10” spring form pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  • Cut strips of wax paper about 2 inches wide and totaling 31 inches long.
  • Place strips on inside edge of pan forming a protective shield for side crust.
  • In small bowl stir together cracker crumbs and sugar.
  • Add triple sec to melted butter and pour over crumb mixture.
  • Use fork to thoroughly combine.
  • Pat crust onto bottom and sides of pan forming a fairly even 1-3/4" side crust. Puree thawed berries in food processor or blender until smooth.
  • Strain through a fine sieve into small saucepan.
  • Add triple sec, sugar, jam and cornstarch.
  • After cornstarch has dissolved cook over medium heat stirring constantly.
  • Stir until mixture is thickened and begins to boil.
  • Continue stirring while mixture boils slowly for one minute.
  • Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  • Squeeze limes and strain juice through fine sieve.
  • Sprinkle gelatin over lime juice and allow to stand 2 minutes.
  • Heat in small saucepan over low heat stirring until completely dissolved.
  • Stir in 1/3 cup of the sugar, lime zest and food coloring then set aside.
  • In separate small bowl, beat egg substitute on low speed for 30 seconds.
  • Gradually sprinkle in remaining 2/3 cup sugar a few teaspoons at a time.
  • Increase mixer speed to medium as mixture thickens.
  • Beat 5 minutes in all until eggs are very thick and soft peaks form.
  • Fold whipped topping into egg mixture and set aside.
  • At this point microwave lime gelatin for 30 seconds to warm and liquefy.
  • Fold 3/4 cup of whipped egg mixture into gelatin to lighten.
  • Fold gelatin back into egg mixture.
  • Spoon half the lime filling into crust making edges slightly higher than center.
  • Reserve 1/4 cup berry filling for pie surface.
  • Pour remaining filling into center leaving 1” border of filling around edge.
  • Top with remaining lime filling and smooth with metal spatula or similar tool.
  • Drop spoonfuls of reserved berry filling onto pie surface.
  • Using sweeping circular motions with tip of clean toothpick create swirl effect.
  • Refrigerate 6 hours until set then garnish with fresh lime wheels and berries.
  • Best if served same day.

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  • kukla 11 years ago
    FABULOUS!!!! :) Thank you, ChefMeow :)
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