indulge in this easy to make and healthy, crustless pumpkin pie that is not only vegan and gluten-free but also incredibly wholesome.
this recipe utilizes a blend of organic pumpkin purée, aromatic spices, and natural sweeteners, all seamlessly combined to create a smooth, luscious texture.
you can top the pie with a dollop of velvety vegan cream cheese or airy whipped cream for autumnal perfection!
pumpkin pie with a traditional crust is undoubtedly a classic favorite, but it may not suit everyone’s dietary preferences or needs.
well, that’s where this crustless pumpkin pie comes in!!
this alternative offers the same beloved flavors and comforting essence of a classic pumpkin pie while steering clear of gluten and any crust.
by harnessing the power of healthy, nourishing ingredients, such as organic pumpkin purée, almond butter, and extra-firm tofu, this recipe serves up a slice of goodness.
basically, Unbelievably Healthy Vegan and Gluten-Free Crustless Pumpkin Pie is just a lighter, nutrient-packed dessert without compromising on the rich, autumn-inspired taste of traditional pumpkin pie.
notably, this crustless pumpkin pie goes beyond being a wholesome dessert—it’s a source of protein too.
with the inclusion of extra-firm tofu in the recipe you do get some plant-based protein content.
it’s such a perfect way to add some protein to your dessert and always makes the texture amazing!
the texture of this crustless pumpkin pie is just like traditional pumpkin pie.
it’s smooth, velvety, and utterly indulgent, offering that signature creamy consistency that we all adore.
plus, the overnight chilling in the fridge and a brief stint in the freezer before serving help restore its perfect, pie-like texture, ensuring a satisfying, pie-inspired experience with every forkful.
the sweetness level of this crustless pumpkin pie is beautifully balanced, offering a medium level of sweetness that complements the earthy pumpkin and warm spices.
if you prefer a touch more sweetness in your dessert, there are great options to customize your slice.
top it with a generous swirl of vegan whipped cream for an added layer of sweetness and creaminess.
alternatively, you can drizzle a bit of maple syrup over the pie to achieve that perfect level of sweetness!! it’s a very versatile dessert that can easily cater to your preferences.
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Unbelievably Healthy Vegan and Gluten-Free Crustless Pumpkin PieCourse: Desserts
1 and 1/2 cans (15-ounce cans) organic pumpkin purée
1/3 cup maple syrup + 2 tbsp
1/3 cup arrowroot powder
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
2 tbsp almond butter
14 ounces extra-firm tofu
2 tsp vanilla extract
vegan cream cheese or whipped cream (for topping)
- preheat your oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit (175 degrees celsius). in a food processor, combine the following ingredients: organic pumpkin purée, maple syrup, arrowroot powder, pumpkin pie spice, almond butter, extra-firm tofu, and vanilla extract.
- process the mixture until it’s smooth and well combined. line a 9-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
pour the pumpkin mixture into the prepared baking pan.
- bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes or until the pie is set and slightly firm to the touch.
once baked, remove the pie from the oven and allow it to cool to room temperature. after cooling, place the pie in the refrigerator and let it chill overnight. this helps to set the texture further.
- before serving, you can enhance the texture by placing the pie in the freezer for about 15 minutes.
optionally, top your crustless pumpkin pie with vegan cream cheese or whipped cream.