Discover the secret to no more over-baked grain-free pumpkin pies – ever!
The hardest part of making any grain-free pie is not over-baking the crust! That’s because the delicate nut flours often used in grain-free baking are sensitive to high temperatures, as well as prolonged baking times.
In an attempt to compensate, I’ve tried myriad ingredient combinations, handy-dandy pie crust shields, and even freezing the crust before filling and baking it. All of this resulted in the same old problem … an over-baked pie crust.
So what’s a pumpkin pie lovin’ grain-free girl to do?
Like most solutions to a problem, it takes a little thinking outside the box – or in this case – thinking outside the crust!
So what’s the secret to a perfect grain-free pumpkin pie every. single. time?
It’s actually really simple! Just bake your favorite grain-free pie crust to absolute perfection; cook this scrumptious pumpkin pie filling on your stovetop; then fill your pie crust, allow it to chill and enjoy!
I know it goes against every pumpkin pie making tradition, but trust me, this stovetop method for making pumpkin pie is A M A Z I N G! The filling is perfectly smooth, creamy and flavorful! Plus, just six simple ingredients make this easy stovetop method a snap!
P.S. The lovely linens featured in these photos are courtesy of my friends at Hen House Linens. I just adore their beautiful table linens, and even more so, their mission to make mealtimes special by adding a touch of warmth and beauty to the table.