Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie
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gluten-free pumpkin pie

A fall favorite must-have pie simply homemade. Creamy & gluten-free graham cracker crust that is perfectly splendid.

A fall favorite must-have pie simply homemade. Creamy & gluten-free graham cracker crust that is perfectly splendid.

Our favorite season to enjoy nothing but pumpkins! From pumpkin spice lattes to pumpkin pancakes, but most importantly PUMPKIN PIE!!! One of the two classic must-have pies at your Thanksgiving table other than apple pie. We wanted to recreate the recipe to make it with a graham cracker crust that is gluten-free than what is your traditional pastry pie crust. Along with the crust, we made the filling dairy-free by using coconut condensed milk and cream to keep the creaminess. 

Be sure to try out our Thanksgiving recipes to end your evening with this tasty pumpkin pie!

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What is Palm Shortening?

palm tree oil

Palm shortening is made from palm oil, a tropical palm tree which is different from the coconut palm. Palm shortening is made with palm oil that has some of the unsaturated fats removed so that it is even more stable. Palm Shortening has a thick, luxurious texture that is perfect for baking. The purpose of palm shortening is to replace traditional shortening that contains trans fats from industrial processing.

Pastry vs Crumb Crusts

pastry pie crust
graham crust

A traditional pastry crust requires flour, salt, sugar, butter, and iced cold water to bind it all. The technique is not as easy for beginners to get the perfect pastry crust. Pastry crust request extremely cold butter and to fold it so that it can be evenly distributed for the perfect flakiness. Pastry crusts are perfect for sweet and savory pies as well as having a longer bake time.

While crumb crusts are much simpler and don’t require much technique. They are more versatile with your crumb creation by using graham crackers, butter crackers to cookies such as Oreos or shortbread cookies. Crumb crusts are best for little to no baking kind of pies. Whichever you choose, there are endless possibilities! As for today, we will be using gluten-free graham crackers.

Pumpkins

pumpkins

Pumpkins are a type of winter squash if you didn’t know. But in North America, it is popular around Halloween and Thanksgiving time. We know them best for their bright orange color exterior, but they also come in a variety of colors and sizes. Some of the benefits of pumpkins are that they are rich in Vitamin A as well as other vitamins and minerals, high in antioxidants that will fight free radicals in your body, boost immunity with the vitamin C it contains, and aids in heart health as well as promote healthy skin. Pumpkins are very easy to incorporate into your diet, as you can turn them into soups, sauce for your coffee, and even desserts like pumpkin pie! 

Coconuts

Coconuts

Coconuts can come in many forms from coconut water, milk, sugar, and oil. Coconut cream specifically helps lower blood pressure and cholesterol, reduces fat and builds muscles, as well as improving digestion. It is also a great alternative for those who are lactose intolerant and have an allergy to tree nuts.

eggs

Eggs

High-quality Free ranged Organic Pasteurized eggs are not only a healthier option with higher nutrition but the pasteurization protects against Salmonella and kills bacteria. When consuming raw eggs in sauces and drinks-making sure they are pasteurized as this helps with any bacteria or food illnesses. Eggs are an excellent source of protein, selenium and vitamin B2, D, and more!




Spice Wellness

warm wellness

Spices are a great way to add some extra benefits to your drink. Cinnamon, Star Anise, Nutmeg, Cardamom, Cloves, and Black Cardamom help aid in Combating viruses, Digestion, Antioxidants, detoxify the body, boost the immune system, regulate blood pressure, fight infections, improves your insomnia, and much more.

We were so excited to cook this up in our kitchen, this will leave the family wanting more! Try this with a  scoop of Vegan Vanilla ice cream and serve hot. Let’s start making our Pie!

Ingredients You Will Need

Crumb Crust Ingredients
Pumpkin pie filling Ingredients

How To Make Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

Tools used: Counter Oven, Pie Dish, Medium Mixing Bowl, Measuring Cups & Spoons, Whisk, Food Processor or Rolling Pin,


Servings: 8 | Course: Desserts | Cuisine: American


Ingredients:

Graham Cracker Crumb Crust

Pumpkin Pie Filling

gluten-free pumpkin pie

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 1 hour

Time needed: 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Instructions:

  1. GLUTEN-FREE GRAHAM CRACKER CRUMBS:

    Take your graham crackers in a ziplock bag and use a rolling pin to crush them or if you have a food processor to pulse into a crumble. 

  2. MAKE THE CRUMB CRUST:

    With your crushed graham crackers, place it in a bowl with palm shortening and an egg. Mix everything until you get a crumble texture. crushed graham cracker crust

  3. BUILD THE CRUST:

    Now that you have your crumble mixture. Take your pie dish and pat it down evenly.building crust in pie dish

  4. BLIND BAKE CRUMB CRUST:

    blind baking crust

  5. PUMPKIN PIE FILLING:

    In a separate bowl, whisk your eggs and sugar. Add in your coconut cream, coconut condensed milk, and pumpkin puree. Whisk together for about a minute. Then, add your spice powders: Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and salt. Whisk one last time until well-combined.pumpkin pie filling

  6. ASSEMBLE THE PIE:

    Grab your pie dish with the baked crumb crust and pour your pumpkin pie filling on top. Smooth out the top, so that it will bake beautifully!pour pumpkin filling into crust

  7. BAKE THE PIE:

    Bake the pie at 425°F for 15 minutes and then reduce the temperature to 350°F for 40 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.baking the pumpkin pie graham crust

  8. COOL & SERVE:

    Remove the pie from the oven and let it cool for at least 1 hour before serving.gluten-free pumpkin pie

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