“Key Lime” Puddingfrom The Blender Girl cookbook
April 7, 2010
This “Key Lime” Pudding takes less than 10 minutes to throw together, and has a sweet, tangy, and zesty flavor that is divine.
Key Lime Pudding
This key lime pudding takes less than 10 minutes to throw together, and has a sweet, tangy, and zesty flavor that is divine.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Calories 306 kcal
- 1 teaspoon (4g) finely grated lemon zest
- 1/2 cup (120ml) fresh lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon (4g) finely grated lime zest
- 1/2 cup (120ml) fresh lime juice
- 1/3 cup (80ml) pure maple syrup, plus more to taste (see Notes)
- 2 ripe avocados, pitted and peeled (no bruising or discoloration)
- 2 cups (285g) chopped bananas (2 medium bananas)
- Pinch of Celtic sea salt
Throw all of the ingredients into your blender and blast on high for 30 to 60 seconds, until well combined. Tweak sweetener to taste.
Divide the pudding among four serving glasses, and chill in the fridge for about 3 hours to thicken. Serve the same day, chilled, to avoid oxidation.
Recipe from The Blender Girl cookbook.
I LOVE Key Lime! This is so smooth, creamy and ‘cant stay out of’ good!
LOL! I LOVE that: “Can’t stay out of Good”.
I AGREE 🙂
I am so glad you are all enjoying this mousse. It is one of my all-time favourites…and it is SOOO easy – even better!
Ok – so I do not like avocados. I do not like them in a train, on main or in the rain. Seeing this recipe and then discovering that avos were involved put me off. However, in the middle of the snow covered midwest, I started craving citrus, and not just oranges. So, being trapped inside for 3 days, I got a little wild and bought the avos and limes and puree’d my little heart out. I must say that I’m quite pleased with the results. Fresh fresh and FRESH LIME, PEOPLE! Its awesome
LOL! Courtney…….you are HILARIOUS! I LOVE it! Glad you enjoyed this. I can’t say I miss those Missouri Winters. But I DO miss YOU! xxx
Okay so you’ve won me!! Loved it! I couldn’t let any go to waste and had to scrape the last of it out with my finger.
LOL! Oh, I have licked it out of the blender carriage! Oh YES!!!!
I made this for my hubby, who (cough) doesn’t like chocolate. Substituted 80 drops stevia for the agave because we have to watch our calories. YUMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!! Like a burst of summer during a very long winter!!!
LOVE it! Thanks for sharing your experience with adding in stevia here! Glad you enjoyed it 🙂
It DOES taste like Summer bursting in your mouth doesn’t it?!
This is by far the best dessert/breakfast I have ever made. It takes no time, it is completely guilt free and the kids looooooooooove it. They won’t stop asking when I’ll make more.
Shared the yumminess with all kinds of people.
I am so pleased you loved this mousse as much as I do. This is one of all-time-favorite recipes!
Life saver. When I needed something sweet and fast, I would succumb to processed cookies or have to drive 45 mins to and from, spend on gas and tolls, to buy expensive gluten free vegan cookies at the health store. Now, I have an almost immediate healthy and dreamy craving satisfier. And I let out some agression squeezing those lemons too.
I just happened to be in my email when your comment can through!
“letting out the aggression squeezing those lemons”. HILARIOUS!
SO glad you enjoyed this recipe.
It really is one of my all-time favourites 🙂
Hope you don’t mind, I shared this on my website..again, with a few other of my favorite low cost desserts. http://wp.me/p1j1VK-oa I definitely credited them to you. I’ve gotten a few people to come over your way and tried your recipes. Will be trying that new egg nog this winter.
Thanks for sharing this recipe.
This is one of my all-time favourites.
You are welcome to share any recipes you like!
Can’t wait to hear what you think of that eggnog.
Ok, I’m writing again about this one.
It’s soooooo yummy, I just can’t get over it.
LOL! I LOVE it!
I know…this is one of my ALL-TIME favourite recipes. It is SO easy and SO delicious!
I can’t wait to hear what else you are making in your Vitamix! I am sure you will give it a good workout. Oink Oink 🙂
Ok, I am probably the first male to reply, but I had to test this out since I have been looking for blender recipes when I found this site. I am trying to eat good for my New Years resolution. I didnt know what Agave was, I thought that was something normally in my tequila, so I didnt put any in, I used pure maple syrup instead. And the result. Wow, I would have never believed it, unless I made it myself. My girlfriend is going to love it! 🙂
SO lovely to welcome some more men to HBR!
Yes! Maple syrup is DELICIOUS in this mousse.
So glad you enjoyed it. How easy is it?
SO delicious! Welcome 🙂
Oh Wow! I LOVE that!
I know. You get away with it because you expect this to be green. SO glad you enjoyed this!
I know, it is AMAZING isn’t it?! SO glad you enjoyed it 🙂
Yes! Thankyou for sharing that. I should have written that in my post. The riper the bananas, the less sweetener you need!!!
So glad you enjoyed this Tash 🙂
Oh, I am so pleased you are all enjoying it. I really love this dessert and so glad you all do too 🙂
Yes! This is a FANTASTIC filling for raw vegan keylime pie! YUMMMO!
LOL! Oh, I LOVE that!
That was fun making this together on New Year’s Eve. What a fantastic night.
Love you xxx
LOL! I just spat out my smoothie! You are SO funny. LOVE the use of the piggy language. Thanks Brooke! So glad you enjoyed this so much 🙂
I LOVE that……like high-end yoghurt!
I agree! Thanks so much!
SO glad you enjoyed this. Yes, that is a fantastic little “reveal” at the end isn’t it?!
Oh, I LOVE that! It does taste a bit like keylime cheesecake. SO glad you have found solace in this zesty mousse!!!
Oh…..thankyou Meryl……your kind words just made my day. You are so lovely and I really appreciate your support and encouragement.
I LOVE it. That is wonderful! Keep trying the recipes. I love the feedback. Thankyou 🙂
Glad you enjoyed this!! I also like it without sweetener. But thought it might be too hard core for most people. Glad to see you like it that way too 🙂
LOL!!! I LOVE the enthusiasm and zesty spirit. SO glad you enjoyed this!!!!
I am so glad you made both of the recipes. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience.
I soo love avocado! However, I’d like to ask if you or anyone tried preparing it and tasted bitter? I have tried couple of recipes, some are good but most of the avocado recipes that calls for lemon or lime, when blended, tasted bitter. Any thoughts ? 🙁 Appreciate any tips or help! Thanks!
This recipe is not bitter at all.
It is actually sweet. You can even add in more sweetener if you find it too tart.
It has a zing, but it is not at all bitter.
You are using the juice and a little zest, and the banana helps to cut through any bitterness.
I am wondering if I can substitute raw honey for the agave in this recipe? I am hoping to demo it in my cooking class…will be sure to credit you and your website as I spread the word of good food!
~Lisa from Kansas City
You could use a bit of honey in this recipe. But I find that it overpowers the flavour of the lemon and lime. I find honey to be a bully sweetener in large quantities. You are welcome to use ANY recipes you like in your classes. Please share 🙂
This raw vegan mousse was the best ever!! I can’t wait to make it again!!
Thanks so much.
So glad you enjoyed it. This is one of my favourite recipes. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience.
I just read your recipe and made it because I had everything on hand except the limes. Just used all lemons. It is DELICIOUS ! Great way to use up bananas and avocados that are suddenly ripe!
Oh wonderful! SO glad you enjoyed this recipe. It is one of my all-time favourites 🙂
Is there something I could substitute the bananas for? I am allergic. 🙁
You could use raw coconut meat, and then you would need to adjust the other ingredients. Perhaps a little more juice and then definitely more sweetener. But still delicious!
Wow, wow, wow and wow!!! I pulled this up just before lunch and my husband had already cut up an avocado to eat. I popped everything into the Viamix and wa-la! The best key lime dessert we’ve ever had! Thanks a bunch! 🙂
OH, I am SO pleased you and your hubby enjoyed this. I LOVE this recipe too. Thanks for you lovely comments on facebook, and for taking the time to leave it here as well. You ROCK 🙂
Hi there! So excited to try this recipe! The comments are awesome!
So if this is a KEY lime recipe, how come you have regular limes in the recipe? Is there a difference? Cause I bought Key Limes but I don’t want to mess up the recipe so please let me know. Hopefully you will reply soon- I am making it this friday for a dinner party! Many thanks!!
Hey Samantha, this recipe is delicious and I think you will really love it. I called it key lime because of the taste blend when the lemon and limes combine. I used regular lemons (not myer) and regular limes. However, you can absolutely use key limes in this recipe. But you will need the lemon juice as well. You may just have to tweak the flavours a little. But. I have used key limes and it is DEELISH! Enjoy. This recipe is a winner!
This recipe looks amazing……..however I’m severely allergic to avocado!! Do you know of a substitution I can use instead?? I’m sad cuz I absolutely LOVE avocado, but it hates me :(. My family loves anything with lime/lemons. What can I sub do you think??
I am sorry to hear that Christa. But you can get AMAZING results using raw coconut meat. Crack your own coconuts (read my section under the how to under resources) or purchase it already extracted from health food stores. It is YUMMY!
Have to try this, and ALSO do you happen to have a good recipe for Keylime sorbet?
Great! This recipe is a winner. If you are not a vegan and eat egg whites, I have one that I posted very early on under the ice creams category. Alternatively, email me (address in FAQ) and I will send you another one 🙂
This looks delicious, but I’m surprised it only calls for 4 limes… I normally use upwards of 20 for my key lime pie. I don’t want to have to run out and buy more halfway through.
Jen, when I posted this recipe I used very juicy limes. You may need 6 – 8 limes. But lots of people have made this recipe over the years and never had an issue. Enjoy 🙂
I tried making this and got so little juice from my 8 key limes that I had to use the regular limes to supplement. Are you supposed to use regular limes for this recipe? I assumed Key limes since that is what you called it, and key limes are very different than limes.
I am so sorry for the confusion. It is regular limes. The mixture of the lemons and limes gives it a keylime flavour. I am going to amend the recipe now to make it clearer. Thanks.
I noticed agave nectar is used in so many of the recipes here. This product is no different than using high fructose corn syrup, and is very nasty stuff to place in you body (Google it). I would suggest using maple syrup in place of agave nectar.
Thanks Bob, yes I am aware of the controversy surrounding agave. Agave was used in the earlier recipes on the site, but hasn’t been used for years. However, this recipe is a treat, and not to be consumed every day. Maple syrup is way too assertive for this recipe.
I’m trying this tomorrow. Wow, when I saw this pic, I had to click on it. Looks amazing. Thanks for the recipe.
I used frozen bananas and it tastes delicious with less time in the fridge to thicken. Do you think you could freeze this and eat frozen?
Wonderful. Thanks for sharing your great tweak! Love it. This tends to crystalize when frozen. You won’t get the rich buttery texture. I think you’ve found a nice middle ground of fresh and frozen using the frozen bananas!
This recipe looks awesome. Ill be going grocery shoppjng in the morning so I can make this!!! Glad there was mention of freezing it. I wont be doing that. I just recently seen recipe for chocolate fudgicles using avocado. They sound good too especially since summer is offucially here on the 21st!!
This recipe looks awesome. Ill be going grocery shoppjng in the morning so I can make this!!! Glad there was mention of freezing it. I wont be doing that. I just recently seen recipe for chocolate fudgicles using avocado. They sound good too especially since summer is officially here on the 21st!!
This Key Lime pudding is SO Delicious! I can’t stand it! Love Blender Girl!
I’m so glad you love it. I really enjoy interacting with you on facebook. Thank you.