VEGAN GLUTEN FREE PUMPKIN PIE

This is the second post brought to you in partnership with Bob’s Red Mill! I have been anxiously awaiting the opportunity share with you guys about their new gluten free flour blend. While their first blend was made with bean flours, this new blend is bean-free, delicious and extremely versatile!
As you can see, it makes an amazing, crisp, flavorful gluten free pie crust totally possible! Major win in my book.
This pie requires just 10 ingredients, including the crust! And you guys may or not believe me, but you’d never ever, ever guess it was vegan or gluten free. Seriously!
Trust me. Serve this at Thanksgiving and watch as your guests mutter nothing but “mmmm’s” and “ooooohhhh yeeaaahhhh’s” around the dinner table.

VEGAN GLUTEN FREE PUMPKIN PIE
VEGAN GLUTEN FREE PUMPKIN PIE

Ingredients
CRUST

  • 6 Tbsp cold vegan butter (or chilled coconut oil with varied results)
  • 1 1/4 cup Bob’s Red Mill 1:1 Gluten Free Flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4-6 Tbsp ice cold water

FILLING

  • 2 3/4 cups pumpkin puree (~1 1/2 15-ounce cans)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened plain almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil, or melted coconut oil
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch or arrowroot powder
  • 1 3/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice (or sub mix of ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves)
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

Instructions

  1. To prepare crust, add gluten free flour and salt to a large mixing bowl and whisk to combine. Slice or dollop the cold butter in and work gently with a fork or pastry cutter to cut it in. Don’t overwork, just get it incorporated.
  2. Next add ice cold water a little at a time and use a wooden spoon to stir. Only add as much water as you need to help it come together.
  3. Once a loose dough is formed, transfer to a piece of plastic wrap and work gently with your hands to form a 1/2 inch thick disc. Wrap firmly and refrigerate for a minimum 30 minutes, up to 2 days. Just let it warm back up a little before using. You don’t want it too warm or it can get too soft to handle.
  4. Once your dough is chilled, preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare pie filling.
  5. Add all pie ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth, scraping down sides as needed. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed. Set aside.

You can find complete recipes of this VEGAN GLUTEN FREE PUMPKIN PIE in minimalistbaker.com

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