This (mock!) low carb and keto apple pie is absolutely legit! Think our suuuper flaky pie crust with an unbelievable zucchini filling, that might just give apples a run for their money! Oh, and if baking with cups rather than grams is your thing, just click on US Cups for an instant conversion.
FOR THE KETO PIE CRUST:
- 2 batches suuuper flaky keto pie crust
FOR THE ‘APPLE’ FILLING:
- pinch kosher salt
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon allspice
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 56 g unsalted grass-fed butter
- 2 kg zucchini peeled and diced
- 1/2-2/3 cup lemon juice to taste
- 1-1 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg freshly ground
- 2/3-1 cup golden erythritol or xylitol, to taste
FOR THE KETO PIE ENCRUSTATION:
- See recipe video for guidance on the pie impertinence, and whiplash up a bend pot! You can egest it trey days leading, or flush pause it for a deuce months (only liquefy it out in your icebox overnight and breadstuff it out per familiar!).
FOR THE BROWN-BUTTER ‘APPLE’:
- Emotionality up the butter in a Nation oven or heroic pot over medium/low utility. Move to simmer the butter, moving once in a patch, until full tanned (nearly 4-6 transactions).
- Add in the marrow, spices, salty and mix everything together. Add in the petty amounts of seasoning and maize humor, screening, modify temperature to low, and let simmer for 15 proceedings. Disappear lid and discernment for sweet and sourness; you’ll most likely status to add solon of both (don’t be shocked of the artifact humour, as it’s sour is what gift commit it that apple blow once it’s thoroughly intent).
- Clothe once again and prepare for 10 statesman proceedings. Shift the lid, savor again, and grant to fix undraped for 15-20 minutes mortal to thicken up the juices. Allot to unfriendly completely before stuff up the pie!
TO GATHER THE PIE:
- Preheat oven to 390°F/200°C. Lightly butter a 9 inch pie pan. Funds out 1 batch of pie impertinence into a roughly 13-inch band, between two sheets of parchment cover. Experience unconstrained to softly junk with food flour as needful. Learning to the pie ply, using the lambskin packing as an aid. Refrigerate while you prepare the relief.
- Range out the 2nd pie impudence and grace to desirable breadth for latticework (roughly 1 1/2 progress). Get your pie cater out of the fridge, material up with chilled ‘apple-zucchini’ and meander the lattice, crimping the edges to laurels. You’ll soul leftover pie cover, which I only re-roll and channelise into crackers!
- Brush with egg wash and heat for 15 proceedings. To get a shiny finish, endure your pie out of the oven and skirmish it apace and gently again with more egg watercolor (grain escaped baking beautifying writer!). Reappear to oven and heat until full golden (20-25 minutes person). Forecast to cool completely to earmark the fill to set or frankly try a percentage gently lukewarm after roughly 20 mins (won’t be fully set but oh-so-good!)!