Raw Vegan Lemon Meringue Pie

By Chef: Koko Brill
Posted: July 16, 2013


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A completely impressive and delicious raw vegan version of the eternally classy and sophisticated lemon meringue pie by Koko’s Kitchen! This recipe calls for Irish Moss gel to create a nice thick, fluffy, mousse-like texture for the filling and meringue topping. Use turmeric powder for that fantastic pop of bright yellow color! Learn exactly how to make it by watching Kok’s video here! You will also learn about more fun ways to use Irish Moss unrelated to food!


Crust: —

  • Raw Macadamia Nuts — 1 1/2 cups
  • Raw Cashews — 1/2 cup
  • Raw Shredded Coconut — 1 1/2 cups
  • Medjool Dates, soaked briefly in hot water — 3
  • Zest of One Lemon —

Lemon Filling:

  • Irish Moss Gel — 1 cup
  • Lemon Juice — 1 1/4 cups (about 7/8 lemons)
  • Coconut Syrup — 1/2 cup + 2 TBSP
  • Turmeric Powder — 1/4 tsp
  • Sea Salt — A Pinch


  • Coconut Meat from One Young Coconut — About One Cup
  • Coconut Water — 1 Cup
  • Irish Moss Gel — 1/4 — 1/3 Cup
  • Raw Cashews — 1/4 Cup
  • Coconut Syrup — 1/4 Cup
  • Coconut Butter — 1/4 Cup
  • Vanilla Bean Powder — 1/2 tsp
  • Sea Salt — 1/8 tsp



1) Combine all ingredients in food processor and pulse until mixture is crumbly and starts to stick together. Do not over process, as too much oil will be released from the nuts and you will end up with a nut butter.

2) Press into a 9-inch spring form pan. Place in the freezer as you prepare the filling.


1) Combine all ingredients in a high powered blender (ie. Vitamix) and blend thoroughly.

2) Pour over crust and let set in the fridge up to a few hours. The mixture will be a solid gel when set.


1) Combine all ingredients in a high powered blender (ie. Vitamix) and blend thoroughly. Pour into a container and let set in the fridge up to several hours.


1) Top the filling with the meringue and place in the fridge again until firm.

2) Remove from spring form pan, top with lemon slices and shredded coconut. Enjoy!