Desserts

Gluten/Dairy Free Key Lime Pie

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Gluten/Dairy Free Key Lime Pie

Dessert

 

 
 
 
 
 

Ingredients:

 
Pie Crust:

  • 1/4 C. ground flax seeds
  • 1/3 C. filtered water
  • 2 1/2 C. unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 3 T. coconut crystals (coconut palm sugar)
  • 1/3 C. arrowroot powder
  • 1 T. coconut flour
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 t. sea salt

 
Key Lime Pie Filling:

  • 1 1/2 C. avocado (about 2 large, ripe avocados)
  • 1 C. full fat coconut milk (canned)
  • 1/2 C. raw honey
  • 2 T. virgin coconut oil
  • 2 T. arrowroot powder
  • 1/3 C. fresh squeezed lime juice (regular or Key limes)
  • 2 T. lime zest
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 t. sea salt

 

Directions:

 
How to make the pie crust:
 

  1. Mix the flax seed meal and filtered water and set aside.
  2. In a food processor, grind the coconut flakes until fine. Add the remaining ingredients and process until a dough comes together.
  3. Remove dough from food processor and pack into a pie or 9-inch springform pan

 
How to make the key lime pie filling:
 

  1. In a food processor or high-speed blender, process the avocado until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients and continue processing until very smooth.
  2. Pour the key lime pie filling into the pie shell or springform pan. Spread until smooth on top.
  3. Refrigerate until set – a few hours. (or place in the freezer for a while to set a little faster.