Key Lime Tarts (Sunshine)

Disney Park Recipe:

Location: Sunshine Seasons – The Land – EpcotWalt Disney World 

Source: disboards

Ingredients Crust:

  • 1 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar

Ingredients Filling:

  • 3/4 cup key lime juice
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 tablespoon powdered gelatin
  • 4 each egg whites
  • 1 cup granulated sugar

Ingredients Meringue Topping:

  • 6 each egg whites
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar


  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and 1 cup of sugar.
  2. Place tart shells on a baking sheet, equally separate the graham cracker crumbs mixture into the shells. Place in the refrigerator for 2 hours. It is preferable to chill them overnight.
  3. In a double boiler, bloom gelatin and water. Cook until the mixture is clear. Do not boil the mixture.
  4. In a medium bowl, whip the heavy cream. Whip until soft peaks are formed.
  5. In a double boiler, combine the sugar and egg whites. Whip constantly so the eggs do not scramble. Cook until warm.
  6. In a stand mixer with whisk attachment, whisk the meringue mixture until the mixture is very stiff.
  7. Mix the meringue with the warm gelating. Mix until incorporated.
  8. Fold in the lime juice and heavy cream.
  9. Remove the tart crusts from the molds. Fill the crusts with the cream mixture.
  10. Place the meringue in a piping bag with a star piping tip inside. Fill the piping bag with the meringue and pipe on top of the tarts. Use a pastry torch to brown the top of the meringue. Serve right away.

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