The Best Keto Mock Apple Pie

Ingredients

  • 5 chayote squash
  • ¼ cup of lemon juice
  • ¾ cup of sugar substitute (I use Swerve)
  • 2 tablespoons of cinnamon powder
  • 2 tablespoons of butter, sliced thinly
  • ½ teaspoon of sea salt

Crust

  • 1 cup (2 sticks of butter melted and cooled)
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 ½ cups coconut flour
  • 2 teaspoon of sugar substitute

Instructions

Keto Crust

  1. Melt the 1 cup of unsalted butter and allow to cool. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine the coconut flour, sugar substitute, salt.
  3. To the dry ingredients add the cooled melted butter and 4 eggs.
  4. Mix all the ingredients just until dough forms.
  5. Divide dough in half to make the top and bottom of the pie crust.
  6. Roll out each dough half between two sheets of parchment paper. Set aside.
  7. Transfer one crust into a 8 inch pie pan. Being careful to smooth out any cracks.
  8. Note the pie crust will be fragil but the dough easily comes together by pressing it.
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Filling

  1. Boil the chayotes whole, peel and slice. (Cook till tender about 15-20 minutes)
  2. Place the peeled and sliced chayotes in a large bowl and add the sugar substitute, lemon juice, sea salt and cinnamon powder. Combine well.NEXT STEP