Gluten Free Pie Crust

Gluten Free Pie Crust

This gluten free pie crust is a great alternative to the real deal for when you need to adapt your old fashioned favourite!  There is a vegan option here too!

Course Baking
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free pie crust
Prep Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Author Fraiche Nutrition

Ingredients

  • 2 cups gluten free 1:1 flour blend (we used Bob's Red Mills)
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup cold butter or vegan butter
  • 3-4 tablespoons ice cold water

Instructions

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

  2. Add the shortening and butter and pulse (or mix with hands or a pastry blender) until the butter is the size of peas. Slowly add the ice water 1 tablespoon at a time, pulsing or mixing in between until the pastry just holds together when pressed gently against the side of the bowl.

  3. Empty the pastry on to a sheet of plastic wrap, form into a flat disc, wrap tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before rolling out and baking (bake according to your pie recipe once the filling is in!).