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For anybody who’s following a gluten free diet and has been lacking that slice of pie at Thanksgiving (or every other big day of the yr), this gluten free pie crust is your reply!  A couple of easy-to-find substances assist remodel common gluten free flour into one thing particular right here.  Crank up your ovens my associates!

Gluten free baking isn’t for sissies.  Critically, it’s SO HARD!  I do my greatest to create recipes that may be tailored to fulfill quite a lot of dietary wants, and this pie crust did the trick for these needing a gluten free different like so many members of our household.  Now… is it pretty much as good as my quaint common pie crust?  Properly not fairly, but it surely was pretty much as good as we have now tasted for a gluten free variation.

In case you might be questioning, I don’t suggest a gluten free diet throughout the board for individuals except they really have points with gluten.  For those who’re anxious that you could be belong to that camp I might strongly recommend seeing a registered dietitian skilled in that space and/or your main healthcare supplier to debate it.

Now simply to be clear, that is nonetheless indulgent pie crust; gluten free and all.  However pie is one thing that I solely eat a number of occasions a yr, and I can think about that for those who’re somebody who actually enjoys a great slice of pie that this can be that recipe you’ve been on the lookout for to suit these particular events in your loved ones!

The xanthan gum acts as a binder to assist maintain all of it collectively and the spices add a bit of heat and flavour to the recipe as I discover that with out it the crust tastes a bit of bland.  You’ll be able to alter spices if you want!

Since we’re arising on Thanksgiving right here is my gluten free pumpkin pie recipe that our household beloved!  You may also make it with out crust all-together (during which case click on out of this submit haha!)… we did that right here (I make it like this on a regular basis to be trustworthy).

Comfortable baking!  I’m off tomorrow to Vancouver for the final out of city leg of our cookbook tour – it’s a loopy enjoyable whirlwind over right here!  However my coronary heart is full and I couldn’t be extra grateful.  Talking of which, we have now an unimaginable Pecan Pumpkin Pie recipe within the guide in case you will have it and are on the lookout for the proper Thanksgiving dessert in your crew!




Gluten Free Pie Crust

Gluten Free Pie Crust

This gluten free pie crust is a good different to the true deal for when it’s good to adapt your quaint favorite!  There’s a vegan possibility right here too!

  • 2
    gluten free 1:1 flour mix
    (we used Bob’s Pink Mills)
  • half of
    xanthan gum
  • 1
    brown sugar, packed
  • half of
  • half of
  • half of
    vegetable shortening
  • half of
    chilly butter or vegan butter
  • 3-4
    ice chilly water

  1. Add the flour, xanthan gum, brown sugar, salt and cinnamon to a meals processor or giant bowl. Pulse or combine to mix.

  2. Add the shortening and butter and pulse (or combine with arms or a pastry blender) till the butter is the dimensions of peas. Slowly add the ice water 1 tablespoon at a time, pulsing or mixing in between till the pastry simply holds collectively when pressed gently towards the aspect of the bowl.

  3. Empty the pastry on to a sheet of plastic wrap, kind right into a flat disc, wrap tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate for no less than 1 hour earlier than rolling out and baking (bake in line with your pie recipe as soon as the filling is in!).