Eat Your Way Around Key Lime Pie Trail

A Part Of The Beach Bites Series

White-sand beaches, clear blue water and delicious desserts sounds like a foodie paradise, and that’s exactly what you’ll find in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. You can’t vacation on the Alabama Gulf Coast without sampling key lime pie, a coastal specialty, and deciding whose you like best. 

For more dessert selections, visit the Dessert Fan Favorites and Eat Your Way through your next Gulf Shores and Orange Beach vacation. Let us know where you’re enjoying your key lime pie or other desserts by using #GSOBeyw on your foodie photos on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Day 1

Key lime pie on a tray

LUNCH

Start your lunch with dessert! After all, you’re on vacation, so meal rules don’t apply. Sample a bite of LuLu’s key lime pie, made fresh daily. It has just the right blend of tart and sweet to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Slice of key lime pie on a plate

DINNER

If you’re looking for a fun twist on the traditional key lime pie, plan a stop at the Original Oyster House in Gulf Shores. Trade in your fork for a straw and sip your way through dinner with the Key Lime Cocktail. Still don’t have your fix? At the Original Oyster House you can order up an entire pie to go.

DAY 2

Slice of key lime pie on a plate

LUNCH

Have key lime pie or cheesecake in the comfort of your beachfront condo when you make a stop at Hope’s Cheesecake. This specialty bakery may have cheesecake in its name, but you’ll also find a great selection of pies, including key lime. Made in small batches with fresh ingredients and a unique crust, you may even want to pack one for the road. Better yet, Hope’s Cheesecake ships its creations. So, order online and have one shipped directly to your door.

Key lime pie with strawberry syrup and whipped cream on a plate

DINNER

Key lime pie with a touch of strawberry? You’ll find this delicious dessert at Cosmo’s Restaurant and Bar in Orange Beach. End your dinner with this Gulf Coast favorite. This traditional pie is made with real key lime juice and served with strawberry coulis and whipped cream.

Simply Can't Wait? Try Beachy Blueberry Pie

Recipe Courtesy of Marueen Maclay
Type: Dessert
Prep: 25 Minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries
Directions

Cream sugar with softened cream cheese. Add eggs one at a time to cream cheese mixture. Beat well after each egg is added. Add vanilla. Pour this mixture into ready-made graham cracker pie shell. Sprinkle blueberries over the top. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. When cool, chill several hours or overnight. [Note: This will seem like a lot of blueberries, but use an entire pint. They drop into the cream cheese custard.]

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