Mini Pie Crust (Coconut Flour and Almond Flour)
This Mini Pie Crust with coconut flour and almond flour is the best mini crust recipe.
It is 100% gluten-free, paleo, and low-carb. The texture is crispy with a lovely nutty flavor and easily made in a few minutes in a food processor.
What’s A Mini Pie Crust?
A mini pie crust is similar to a regular full-size pie but in a smaller size. To make this mini pie crust healthier, it only uses coconut flour and almond flour.
Making Almond Coconut Mini Pie Crust
Making this mini pie crust is super simple. All it takes is 4 staple ingredients and less than 10 minutes to prepare.
- Almond Flour – Choose the finest almond flour instead of an almond meal. Learn how to pick the best keto-friendly flours.
- Coconut Flour – Coconut flour is a healthy flour made from the flesh of coconuts.
- Egg White – Eggs are a keto-friendly ingredient.
- Coconut Oil
Making The Mini Pie Crusts
To make the mini pie crusts, place the 4 ingredients into a food processor with the S-blade attachment.
Process the pie crust batter for about 2 to 3 minutes.
Then gather the almond coconut pie crust dough into a ball and flatten it between two pieces of parchment paper.
Roll it with a rolling pin before transferring it to your mini pie mold.
Bake the mini pie crusts for 25 to 35 minutes at 350°F (180°C).
Using The Mini Pie Crusts
Once the pie crusts have been prebaked, you can fill them with your filling of choice.
You can use this mini pie crust to make many different pies, both sweet and savory.
- Mini Pumpkin Pie
- Mini Blueberry Pie
- Leek Pie
If you want to make a sweet pie, you can add a tablespoon or two of a sweetener like erythritol.
If you are allergic to coconut, you might have to go for another pie crust like my almond flour pie crust as it’s a tough one to substitute.
You can however substitute the almond flour for sunflower seed flour.
You can store these baked mini pie crusts for a day or two in the fridge before adding the filling and baking them again.
Alternatively, you can store the unbaked dough for up to 5 days in the fridge before rolling it.
It’s even possible to freeze the dough for up to three months. Thaw it in the fridge overnight before rolling it into mini pie crusts.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is The Coconut And Almond Flour Mini Pie Crust Healthy?
This pie is very healthy and good for you:
- Lower GI index than white flour, which means it helps to stabilize your blood sugar level, decrease sugar craving, loss of energy, and hunger feeling.
- High-fiber content and high-protein flour, which means it keeps your stomach full for longer, and you feel satisfied quickly after eating. It is also a good point for people looking for weight loss. Fiber is non-digestible and has the power to fix and evacuate bad cholesterol from your body.
Do I Need To Prebake The Crust?
Prebaking the crust guarantees that it will remain crispy. But you can also add the filling to the unbaked pie crust if it has been pricked with a fork.
Can I Use This For The Top Crust?
Yes, you can use this recipe to make the top crust of a closed pie.
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