Low-Carb Dark Cherry Crunch Pie

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Yesterday, I posted my Dark Cherry Chia Jam recipe and in this post I'll show you how to use it to make this amazing low-carb pie! It's great for those that suffer from food allergies. As all my recipes, it's grain-free and sugar-free. Additionally, this pie is egg-free and dairy-free.

I made it last weekend when I visited friends and it was a big success - didn't last more than a few hours! :-)

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Nutritional values (per serving)

6.4 grams 7 grams 8.2 grams 28.8 grams 12.6 grams 307 calories
Total Carbs13.4grams
Fiber7grams
Net Carbs6.4grams
Protein8.2grams
Fat28.8grams
of which Saturated12.6grams
Calories307kcal
Potassium281mg

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (8.1%), protein (10.3%), fat (81.6%)

Ingredients (makes 8 servings)

Crust:
Topping:

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 175 °C/ 350 °F. Coarsely chop the pecan nuts and mix them in a bowl with desiccated coconut, almond flour and melted coconut oil. Add Erythritol and stevia and mix well.
    Note: For the pecan nuts, I used a blender and pulsed them a few times. Do not use fine coconut flour in this recipe. It won't work, as it's too dry and the crust wouldn't be good. Using roughly shredded desiccated coconut will give the pie a nice crunch. Low-Carb Dark Cherry Crunch Pie
  2. Press the mixture into a tart baking dish and create edges using your fingers. Place in the oven and bake for 12-15 minutes. Keep an eye on it to prevent burning (nut flours get burnt easily if the temperature is too high).
    Note: I used a 23 cm / 9 inch baking dish but a smaller one would work, too. Don't use too large baking dish or it will be difficult to handle.
    Low-Carb Dark Cherry Crunch Pie
  3. Remove from the oven, place on a rack and fill with Dark Cherry Chia Jam (recipe is here).
    Low-Carb Dark Cherry Crunch Pie
  4. Spread the jam all over the pie. Low-Carb Dark Cherry Crunch Pie
  5. In a small bowl, mix the flaked almonds, coconut flakes and melted coconut oil. Add Erythritol, stevia and salt. Low-Carb Dark Cherry Crunch Pie
  6. Sprinkle evenly on top of the pie and place in the oven for another 7-10 minutes. Low-Carb Dark Cherry Crunch Pie
  7. When the pie is done, place on a cooling rack and let it cool down before serving. Low-Carb Dark Cherry Crunch Pie
  8. Placing the pie in the fridge for a couple of hours will make it solid and easier to handle. Low-Carb Dark Cherry Crunch Pie
    Enjoy! :-) Low-Carb Dark Cherry Crunch Pie

Suggestions

Because there are no eggs, the baked crust will be fragile. I suggest you use a baking dish with removable bottom. Low-Carb Dark Cherry Crunch Pie

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By Martina Slajerova
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Martina Slajerova

I changed the way I ate in 2011, when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. I had no energy, and I found it more and more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

That’s when I decided to quit sugar, grains, and processed foods, and to start following a whole-foods-based ketogenic approach to food.

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Martina, I just wanted to say how much my family and I love this recipe! The first time I made it my family had requested cherry pie and I was lucky to find your delicious keto version. I've made it a few more times and it is always a big hit! The crust and the chia cherry jam are perfection. I may have to make it again for Thanksgiving along side our usual apple and pumpkin pie. Thanks for a great recipe that has become a family favorite. Happy Holidays and keto on! 😊

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Thank you so much, Katie, I'm glad you liked it!

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Could you use Milled Flax Seed and water as an egg substitute? Would the dry ingredients proportions change?

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I would substitute each egg with a tablespoon of ground flax meal soaked in 3 tablespoons of water. For this recipe, I would use 2 tablespoons of flax - it will definitely help with binding and won't be as fragile 😊 All the other ingredients should remain the same. This pie crust doesn't rise, so it should easily fit in the same baking dish.

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OMG, this looks amazing, I am on my way to get what I need to make this.

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Thank you, let me know how it was 😊

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I know what I'm cooking this weekend 😊) Thank you, beautiful photos!

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OMG this looks amazing! Thank you for sharing!

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