This creamy vegan riff on the American dessert Key Lime Pie makes one (9-inch) pie, 8 to 10 servings.
Add the lime juice to the blender. Drain and rinse the soaked cashews and add them to the blender, along with the lime zest, avocado, sugar, coconut milk, coconut oil, vanilla, and salt. Puree until smooth, scraping down the sides of the blender as needed. This will take 3 to 4 minutes in a regular blender, less time in a high speed blender.
Pour the filling into the prebaked pie crust of your choice. Freeze until firm, 5 hours or overnight. *The filling holds it’s shape refrigerated, but I find it’s best to get there if the pie has been frozen first, then tempered in the fridge until soft enough to cut. If the pie is super-frozen, tempering may take a few hours.
To serve: Peel the kiwis, cut in half lengthwise, and slice about 1/8-inch thick. Arrange on top of the pie, working from the outside to the inside. Refrigerate until ready to serve.