When you think of a warm day, what flavors come to mind? Maybe some BBQ flavors like hamburgers, hot dogs and grilled veggies. For dessert, I always love a good citrus dessert that is both refreshing and sweet! Key Lime is the best flavor for summer desserts and can be served up in so many ways. From a basic fruit salad with a little extra flavor to your classic key lime pie, these recipes are simple and refreshing – perfect for summer days!

1. Frozen Key Lime Pie On A Stick

Why serve up a regular pie, when you can make a memorable frozen treat for you and your friends? Not only is this key lime pie to die for, but it’s coated in chocolate! Does it get better than this?

http://www.thekitchn.com/everything-you-need-in-life-frozen-key-lime-pie-on-a-stick-delicious-links-217081 Photos and Recipe By: The Kitchn

2. Key Lime Eclair Cake

Between thin layers of cake is creamy frosting with a tangy flavor and is best served with a few slices of fresh lime on the side.

http://thissillygirlslife.com/2016/05/key-lime-eclair-cake/ Photos and Recipe By: This Silly Girls Life

3. Key Lime Mousse Tart

Looking to create something beautiful? This mousse tart is absolutely wonderful to make and easy to customize the toppings to make it the perfect kind of Instagram-worthy tart.

https://www.garlicandzest.com/key-lime-mousse-tart/ Photos and Recipe By: Garlic and Zest

4. Key Lime Trifle

Less about the look and more about the flavor? This trifle consists of messy layering and all kinds of flavor! The best part is, it feeds an army!

http://www.hollyscheatday.com/key-lime-trifle/ Photos and Recipe By: Hollys Cheat Day

5. Key Lime Pie Bars

These key lime pie bars are easy to transport to get togethers and are light enough to give you that kick of sweet without making you feel like you’re in a sugar coma.

https://lilluna.com/key-lime-pie-bars/ Photos and Recipe By: Lil Luna

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6. Mini Key Lime Cheesecake

Cutting a cheesecake can get messy, so instead, create pre-portioned cakes that are easy to hand out and look so cute when topped with whipped cream and lime slices.

https://www.livewellbakeoften.com/mini-key-lime-cheesecakes/ Photos and Recipe By: Live Well Bake Often

7. Key Lime Chia Pudding

Kick off your day with a flavorful and tart treat for breakfast! Chia seeds are so healthy and make a deliciously healthy pudding.

http://www.blissfulbasil.com/key-lime-pie-chia-pudding/ Photos and Recipe By: Blissful Basil

8. Key Lime Cupcakes

Celebrating a birthday? Or maybe saying goodbye to summer? This cupcake recipe tastes every bit like a tropical vacation while also sitting pretty.

http://www.lifeloveliz.com/2015/04/23/key-lime-cupcakes/#_a5y_p=3689658 Photos and Recipe By: Life Love Liz

9. Key Lime Coconut Energy Bites

Pack a container of these healthy treats that will fill your hungry belly and give you the energy you need to get through your errands or a long day at work!

http://www.spoonfulofflavor.com/2014/01/27/key-lime-coconut-energy-bites/ Photos and Recipe By: Spoonful Of Flavour

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10. Creamy Key Lime Fruit Salad

Pack all your fruits into one serving and coat with a creamy key lime topping that takes fruit salad from “pretty good” to “this is amazing!”.

https://www.countrysidecravings.com/creamy-key-lime-fruit-salad/ Photos and Recipe By: Countryside Cravings

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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