Gluten is a protein that is found highly in wheat, barley, and rye. This protein aids food sources by holding their shape. Most cereals, bread, and pasta contain gluten. However, many people suffer from Gluten intolerance, and this disease is called Celiac disease. These people can never consume gluten in food. Celiac disease is an immune system condition in which gluten harms the small digestive tract, and nonceliac gluten sensitivity is a food intolerance that triggers inconvenience caused due to any amount of intake of gluten. Therefore, it is advised that people, irrespective of being gluten tolerant or intolerant, must avoid gluten in their diets. So, does that mean that gluten intolerant people or those who suffer from Celiac disease can never enjoy certain snacks? The good news is that there are gluten-free options available that allow those people to enjoy guilt-free snacks. The next section will guide you on how to make a gluten-free pie crust for people who are advised gluten-free eatables.
The Gluten-free pie crust recipe is very simple to make, and the ingredients are not too difficult to get. Let us first check the ingredients required to make the gluten-free pie crust.
Two cups of gluten-free flour.
Half a cup of chilled coconut oil or real butter.
A small cup of water
Half teaspoon salt or any seasoning to taste
Two teaspoon sugar (can be avoided to make it sugar-free or added to make it sweeter)
Additional gluten-free flour.
What is the Gluten-Free Pie Crust Recipe?
The recipe is a simple one. And you can enjoy making this delicious snack while even preparing it. So, here is how you go about it:
To begin, first, mix the gluten-free flour with the voluntary salt and sugar. Ensure the mixture is even and well done.
Then, add the frozen coconut oil or butter and start blending until it becomes crumbly.
Add egg and blend. The mixture will still be crumbly.
Add small amounts of water until the dough is held together for rolling. A little moist dough is preferred over a dry one.
Cut the dough into two halves and roll them into two balls.
Pie crust needs a shape, so shape the rolled balls into a disc with floured hands.
Next, place it on a floured sheet of wax paper.
Cover with an additional floured sheet or wax paper.
Then, roll the crust out to a little bigger than the pie tin.
Ensure you take the wax paper off and place the dough carefully into the pie tin.
While placing the dough into the pie tin, be careful about peeling the wax paper placed below the dough. If it breaks a little, it can easily be corrected, and it will still look amazing!
Ensure that you crimp the edges of the dough to give it a decorative touch.
Then, pierce the top and bottom to let it vent.
Finally, bake the dough, and the gluten-free pie crust is ready!
Now that the Gluten-free pie crust recipe is at your fingertips, all that is needed is to gather the ingredients, and prepare this delicious snack and eat guilt-free!