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Vegan Coconut Key Lime Pie

Vegan Coconut Key Lime Pie
Course Dessert
Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Veg Life Staff

Ingredients

FOR THE GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST:

  • 1 c PLUS 2 1/2 tbsp Graham Crackers check to be sure the ones you choose are vegan
  • 1/3 c Sugar
  • 5 tbsp Coconut Oil melted

FOR THE KEY LIME FILLING:

  • 1/3 c PLUS 1 tbsp SILKEN or SOFT TOFU whisk to puree
  • 1-1/2 tsp Coconut Oil softened
  • 2 tsp Lime Zest plus more for garnish
  • 2/3 c Key Lime (or Lime) Juice
  • 14 oz. can VEGAN Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk (available online)
  • 1/4 c Canned Coconut Milk

FOR THE COCONUT WHIPPED CREAM:

  • 1-1/4 c Canned Coconut Milk REFRIGERATED OVERNIGHT, liquids drained
  • 1/2 c Powdered Sugar or more, if necessary
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tbsp Dry Soy Milk Powder OR Dry Coconut Milk Powder (available online)

FOR SERVING:

  • 2 Key Limes (or Limes) thinly sliced into half-moons

Instructions

MAKE GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In the bowl of a food processor, pulse together graham crackers, sugar, and coconut oil. Press evenly onto bottom of a pie dish. Bake until dry and golden, about 10-15 minutes. Let cool completely on a wire rack. (Leave oven on.)

MAKE COCONUT KEY LIME FILLING:

  • Put silken tofu and lime zest in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment and mix until well pureed. Add vegan sweetened condensed milk, coconut milk, lime juice and coconut oil whisking until well combined. 
  • Spread filling evenly over crust using an offset spatula. Bake, rotating dish halfway through, until filling is just set, about 10-15 minutes. Let cool completely on a wire rack. Refrigerate at least 4 hours (or preferably overnight).

TO MAKE COCONUT WHIPPED CREAM:

  • Put the thick part of a can of coconut milk in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the clean whisk attachment. Mix on medium-high for a few minutes, then add the powdered sugar, vanilla and dry non-dairy milk powder of choice (if using).  Whisk until stiff enough to pipe.