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Keto Pumpkin Pie

Keto Pumpkin Pie

Are you a fan of pumpkin pie but following a keto diet? Look no further! In this article, we will explore the wonders of keto pumpkin pie and how you can enjoy this delicious dessert while staying on track with your low-carb lifestyle.

What is Keto Pumpkin Pie?

Keto pumpkin pie is a low-carb version of the classic pumpkin pie. Traditional pumpkin pie is made with a high-carb pie crust and a filling that includes sugar and condensed milk. However, in a keto pumpkin pie, the crust is replaced with a crust made from almond flour or other low-carb alternatives, and the filling is sweetened with a keto-friendly sweetener, such as erythritol or stevia.

Why Choose Keto Pumpkin Pie?

Choosing keto pumpkin pie allows you to satisfy your cravings for a fall favorite without derailing your progress on the keto diet. By swapping out the high-carb ingredients for low-carb alternatives, you can indulge in the flavors of pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg guilt-free. Plus, the healthy fats from the almond flour crust and eggs in the filling will keep you feeling satisfied and energized.

How to Make Keto Pumpkin Pie?

Making keto pumpkin pie is easier than you might think. First, you’ll need to prepare the crust by combining almond flour, melted butter, and a sweetener of your choice. Press the mixture into a pie dish and bake it until it’s golden brown. Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, eggs, heavy cream, and your preferred keto-friendly sweetener, along with a blend of spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Pour the filling into the pre-baked crust and bake the pie until it’s set in the center. Let it cool, and voila! You have a delicious keto pumpkin pie ready to be enjoyed.

Tips for the Perfect Keto Pumpkin Pie

Here are a few tips to ensure your keto pumpkin pie turns out perfect:

  • Use canned pumpkin puree without any added sugars.
  • Allow the pie to cool completely before serving to ensure it sets properly.
  • Feel free to top your pie with a dollop of whipped cream or a sprinkle of cinnamon for extra flavor.

Enjoy Fall with Keto Pumpkin Pie

As the leaves change and the air turns crisp, indulge in the flavors of fall with a slice of keto pumpkin pie. Whether you’re hosting a holiday gathering or simply treating yourself to a cozy dessert, this low-carb version of a classic favorite will leave you satisfied and guilt-free.

FAQs

Q: Is keto pumpkin pie suitable for people with gluten intolerance?

A: Yes! Keto pumpkin pie made with almond flour crust is gluten-free, making it a great option for those with gluten intolerance or celiac disease.

Q: Can I substitute coconut flour for almond flour in the crust?

A: While it’s possible to use coconut flour as a substitute, it absorbs more liquid than almond flour, so you’ll need to adjust the measurements accordingly. It may also result in a slightly different texture.

Q: Can I use a different sweetener instead of erythritol or stevia?

A: Absolutely! Some other keto-friendly sweeteners you can use include monk fruit sweetener, xylitol, or a blend of erythritol and stevia.

Q: How long does keto pumpkin pie last?

A: Stored in the refrigerator, keto pumpkin pie can last for up to 5 days. Just make sure to cover it tightly with plastic wrap or store it in an airtight container.

Q: Can I freeze keto pumpkin pie?

A: Yes, you can freeze keto pumpkin pie. Wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and place it in a freezer-safe container. It can be stored in the freezer for up to 2 months. Thaw it in the refrigerator before serving.

Q: Can I use pumpkin pie spice instead of individual spices?

A: Absolutely! Pumpkin pie spice is a convenient blend of spices that includes cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and sometimes cloves. Using pumpkin pie spice simplifies the process and ensures a well-rounded flavor.

Q: Can I make mini keto pumpkin pies?

A: Yes, you can! Instead of using a large pie dish, you can use individual ramekins or muffin tins to make mini keto pumpkin pies. Just adjust the baking time accordingly.

Q: Can I use pumpkin pie filling instead of pumpkin puree?

A: It’s best to use pumpkin puree rather than pumpkin pie filling, as the latter usually contains added sugars and other ingredients that may not be suitable for a keto diet.

Q: Can I add a crust to the top of the pie?

A: While traditional pumpkin pie doesn’t typically have a top crust, you can certainly get creative and add a lattice or crumble topping made from almond flour to your keto pumpkin pie.

In Conclusion

Keto pumpkin pie is a delicious and satisfying dessert that allows you to enjoy the flavors of fall while sticking to your low-carb lifestyle. By making a few simple swaps and using keto-friendly ingredients, you can indulge in this classic favorite guilt-free. So go ahead, bake a keto pumpkin pie, and savor the taste of autumn!

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Keto Pumpkin Pie

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Prep Time 4 hours 40 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 40 minutes
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup of almond flour
  • 1/2 cup of coconut flour (additional for dusting)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) of very cold unsalted butter , cubed
  • 3 tablespoons of very cold cream cheese
  • 1 large egg , lightly beaten
  • Nonstick cooking spray (for the pie dish)
  • One 15-ounce can of pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup of granulated erythritol sweetener (refer to Cooks Note)
  • 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup of heavy cream

Instructions
 

  • To make the crust:
  • Combine almond flour, coconut flour, and salt in a food processor and pulse.
  • Add butter and cream cheese, pulse until crumbly with pea-sized butter pieces.
  • Add egg and pulse until dough starts coming together.
  • Transfer the dough onto a plastic wrap and knead gently to form a mass.
  • Shape the dough into a disc, wrap tightly in plastic, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight.
  • Lightly spray a 9-inch pie dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Lightly dust a sheet of parchment with coconut flour.
  • Place the chilled dough disc on the parchment and dust the top with more coconut flour.
  • Place a second sheet of parchment on top and roll the dough into a round shape that fits the pie dish.
  • If the dough cracks or breaks, press the cracks together. If it becomes too warm, refrigerate before continuing to roll out.
  • Use the parchment to transfer the dough to the pie dish, pressing it back together if needed.
  • Trim the edges and crimp as desired.
  • Place the pie crust in the freezer for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • For the filling:
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, beat together pumpkin, cream, sweetener, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla, salt, and eggs until well incorporated.
  • Transfer the
Keyword dessert, gluten free, High Fiber, Holiday, Pie Recipes, Pumpkin, Thanksgiving, Vegetable
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