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FOOD STORAGE — HOW LONG CAN YOU KEEP...

KEY LIME PIE, FRESHLY BAKED — HOMEMADE OR BAKERY

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  • How long does key lime pie last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions — keep freshly baked key lime pie refrigerated.
  • How long can key lime pie be left at room temperature? Bacteria grow rapidly at temperatures between 40 °F and 140 °F; key lime pie should be discarded if left out for more than 2 hours at room temperature.
  • How long does key lime pie last in the fridge? Freshly baked key lime pie will keep for about 2 to 3 days in the fridge; refrigerate covered loosely with aluminum foil or plastic wrap.
  • Can you freeze key lime pie? Yes, to freeze: wrap key lime pie tightly with aluminum foil or plastic freezer wrap, or place in heavy-duty freezer bag.
  • How long does key lime pie last in the freezer? Properly stored, it will maintain best quality for about 1 to 2 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only — key lime pie that has been kept constantly frozen at 0° F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if key lime pie is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the key lime pie: discard any that has an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the key lime pie.

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