Summer is in full swing and we’re all looking for ways to ward off the heat. If you’re like us, sipping on margaritas by the pool is number one on your list. Or drinking lemonade by the gallon while soaking up a good dose of vitamin D. Is there anything better than a fresh citrusy taste on a hot summer day? We don’t think so. After all, there’s a reason why Key Lime pies are such a summer classic.

Speaking of pies, we have these 10 Fresh and Delicious No-Bake Vegan Pies to Make This Summer that will totally blow your mind. Looking for something else to eat by the pool? Check out these 15 Fruity, Refreshing Summer Desserts That Remind Us of Cocktails and Celebrate the Start of Summer With These 15 Popsicle Recipes.


You can also try any of these 15 Bright, Fresh, Lemony, and Dairy-Free Desserts For Summer or check out these 15 refreshing lime desserts.

1. Pistachio Lime Crunch BarsPistachio Lime Crunch Bars

These Pistachio Lime Crunch Bars are the perfect dessert when you’re craving something unique and full of flavor. They have crunchy almonds, pistachios, soft dates, and fresh lime juice, and it all comes together to make this perfect chewy and absolutely delicious bar.

2. Coconut Lime Loaf

Moist and sweet, a slice of this Coconut Lime Loaf is perfect with a cup of tea mid afternoon or a nice cup of milk after dinner. The richness of the coconut combined with the fresh taste of lime make this loaf the ultimate indulgent pick-me-up!

3. Strawberry Lime CakeStrawberry Lime Cake

This Strawberry Lime Cake is like the Minute Maid strawberry limeade that so many of us drank during our childhood. The key difference (other than being a cake) is that this recipe leaves out the refined sugar. Sweet strawberries and freshly squeezed and zested lime are folded into a delicious cake batter. Once cooled, it’s complemented by a simple vanilla lime icing and topped with fresh berries.


4. Raw Lime Cheesecake Pots

Guests will love these Raw Lime Cheesecake Pots and some of them may even want the recipe. This is for all those who had enough nut-based desserts or are looking for a more refreshing treat. Cold avocado combined with lime and sweetener is wonderful on a hot summer day. The texture is smooth yet firm and the lime gives it all a lemon sorbet-like flavor.

5. Coconut Lime Ice Cream Pie With Chocolate CrustCoconut Lime Ice Cream Pie

Chocolate and lime aren’t a flavor combo you come across often, but this Coconut Lime Ice Cream Pie With Chocolate Crust is proof that it should happen more often. A sweet, creamy coconut and lime ice cream pie nestled in a rich, chocolatey almond crust. The flavors balance each other and the result is a cool, creamy, and refreshing summer treat.


6. Vanilla Lime CheesecakeVanilla Lime “Cashew-Free” Cheesecake

Cheesecake is one of the most decadent inventions in the history of humans but it can be hard to find an edible one for a plant-based eater with a nut allergy … until now. This delectable Vanilla Lime Cheesecake has a light buckwheat crust that is topped with a velvety, vanilla tofu cheesecake that is garnished with fresh blueberries and a lime zest to tie the whole dish together.

7. Coconut Lime Sherbet

Make a vegan sherbet so creamy that no one will be able to tell the difference! This Coconut Lime Sherbet recipe uses coconut milk and avocado to create a smooth silky base and has plenty of lime for a refreshing zesty flavor. If you don’t have an ice cream maker don’t panic! You can make popsicles. Or, you can put it in a shallow container in the freezer for at least 6-8 hours to enjoy a fresh treat.


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8. No-Bake Lime Strawberry CheesecakeNo-Bake Strawberry Lime cheesecake

Tangy and fruity, this No-Bake Lime Strawberry Cheesecake doesn’t disappoint. It’s set on a sticky date-macadamia crust, and the combination of cashews and coconut oil makes for an absolutely divine texture. Top with chopped pistachios and raspberries for a beautiful presentation.

9. Raw Matcha Lime CheesecakeMatcha Lime "Cheesecake"

This Raw Matcha Lime Cheesecake may look impressive, but it’s incredibly easy to make. Its date and pistachio crust is topped with a luxurious matcha and lime cheesecake filling. Garnish with a few limes, if you’re feeling really fancy.

10. Mini Coconut Lime Pound Cakes With a Lime GlazeMini Coconut Lime Pound Cakes With a Lime Glaze

The flavor of these dense, moist pound cakes is the perfect balance of sweet, citrus, and tropical. The sweet lime glaze adds a visually pleasing pattern as well as a pop of tart citrus flavor. These Mini Coconut Lime Pound Cakes With a Lime Glaze are a dessert ideally enjoyed after a spicy meal, with a cup of herbal tea.

11. Key Lime Sparkle CookiesKey Lime Sparkle Cookies

These beautiful, buttery sugar cookies are sweet and tart — just like their namesake pie. Topped with a white glaze and sprinkled with sparkly sugar, these Key Lime Sparkle Cookies will wow your eyes and your taste buds. Fresh limes make all the difference in the world, so if you can use them, you absolutely must!


12. Blackberry Lime CheesecakeBlackberry Lime Cheesecake 1

For a dessert that will overcome each taste bud with happiness, you must try this gorgeous and jewel-hued Blackberry Lime Cheesecake! It’s easy to make, offers a big serving, is actually good for you, and tastes amazing. Sweet but not too sweet, tart but not too tart, this cashew-based cheesecake is delicious on its own and only gets better with a big scoop of raw vanilla ice cream.

13. Coconut Lime Doughnuts

These Coconut Lime Doughnuts have the refreshing, creamy, piña colada taste that screams summer. In this scrumptious doughnut recipe, coconut and lime come together in the donut batter and then again in the glaze, creating a treat that’s both silky and bursting with bright, fresh lime flavor. Try them, your taste buds won’t regret it.

14. Passion Fruit, Mango, and Lime Layered Cream CakePassionfruit, Mango, and Lime Layered Cream Cake

This four-layer cream cake is as gorgeous as it is delicious. The nut and date base is topped with a jelly packed with tropical passion fruit flavor. The next layer is a subtly sweet, creamy mango cream made from cashews and tofu. Then, it’s topped with crunchy, lime-infused buckwheat groats. Served this light, refreshing Passionfruit, Mango, and Lime Layered Cream Cake chilled.

15. 5-Ingredient Avocado Key Lime Pie Popsicles

These creamy Avocado Key Lime Pie Popsicles are a fun treat to fix for a quick snack or a fun dessert that you can feel good about giving the little ones. What’s the secret behind their unmistakably ice cream-like texture? The lime and syrup makes the perfect flavor balance in these and you won’t even think about the fact that it’s avocado you’re eating. A touch of salt and vanilla as optional ingredients because it helps bring out the other flavors and make these just a little bit more like eating a frozen slice of key lime pie on a stick.

Want more fresh summer desserts recipes? Check out these 15 Tropical Summer Dessert Recipes That Will Transport You to Paradise, Go Crazy for Coconuts With These 21 Summer Recipes, and these 26 Incredible Dairy-Free Cheesecake Recipes. No Oven Necessary!

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Lead image source: Raw Matcha Lime Cheesecake