California Summer Avocado Pie

California Avocado grower John Scudder has been making this creamy pie for over 25 years. California Avocado and lemon juice, rather than lime juice, create its pretty color and tropical taste.

California Summer Avocado Pie


  • 1 ripe, fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and mashed
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • As needed lemon zest to taste
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (9-inch) prepared Graham cracker pie crust
  • As needed whipped cream, for garnish
  • As needed sliced almonds, for garnish


  1. As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
  2. Blend avocado, lemon juice, lemon zest and sweetened condensed milk until smooth.
  3. Pour mixture into prepared pie crust.
  4. Top with whipped cream and sliced almonds, if desired.
  5. Place pie in refrigerator for 3-4 hours and allow to set.
  6. Slice and serve.

Serves 10

Serving Suggestion: Use a pastry bag to pipe the whipped cream onto the pie like a pro!

Nutrition Information Per Serving, not including whipped cream or almonds: Calories 320; Total Fat 13 g (Sat 4.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 6 g); Cholesterol 20 mg; Sodium 210 mg; Potassium 320 mg; Total Carbohydrates 47 g; Dietary Fiber 2 g; Total Sugars 39 g; Protein 6 g; Vitamin A 368 (IU); Vitamin C 9 mg; Calcium 160 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 29 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 15%; Iron 4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe courtesy of: California Avocado Grower John Scudder

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): California Avocado Commission.

This post may contain affiliate links. Any purchases made through these links help support at no additional cost to you. Please see our disclosure policy.

Balance of Nature

Product Glamour Shots