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Vegan spelt pecan pie!

This morning, I made my first invented pecan pie! I saw many unhealthy recipes on the internet & on other blogs so I tried to make it much healthier & I think I succeeded! The only not so healthy ingredient in here is vegan butter! πŸ˜‰ This is a pure sweeter indulgent of a fine dessert, something new in flavors for Peter & me! I didn’t make it too sweet. I don’t like my tarts to be too sweet. Instead of corn syrup I used maple syrup, grade C!

The next time, I will make it into a tartlet tin with loose bottom, much easier in getting the pie aka tart out of the pan!

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Make this fantastic delicious vegan spelt pecan pie right now!

Recipe: For 1 medium pecan pie!

Ingredients:

* For the pie base:

1 cup + 1/3 cup organic wholemeal spelt flour ( 120 gr + 37 gr = 157 gr )

2 tablespoons coconut sugar

1 cup vegan butter ( 130 gr ) , you will melt it & use 1/2 of it.

* For the pecan pie topping:

1/2 cup coconut sugar ( 82 gr )

1/2 cup whole pecans ( 65 gr )

1/2 cup maple syrup, grade C! ( 250 ml )

1/4 cup not so sweet apple sauce

1 teaspoon vanilla extract / I used home-made sherry vanilla extract ( 5 ml )

1/4 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt, grinned finely

1 tablespoon solid coconut oil ( 15 ml )

1/2 of the melted vegan butter

Method:

1.Β Make your pie base &Β preheat your oven to 180Β° C ( 350 F ) for 10 minutes.Β In a medium bowl, add whole-wheat spelt flour & coconut sugar. Mix with a spoon. Melt your vegan butter on low-heat. Pour 1/2 of the melted vegan butter to the flour-coconut sugar mix. Mix with a wooden spoon until it resembles crumbles that stick together. With a wooden spoon or with your hands, mingle it together. Use a pie pan & smear it in with vegan butter, also on the sides! Push your base into the pie plate. Push it until it forms an equal thick base. Push with your fingers into right into the corners. You mustn’t see any spaces open. Bake into the lower shelf of the oven for about 12-15 minutes. Take out of the oven & set aside. Close the oven door.

2. Make your pecan pie topping. On a chopping board, chop your pecans finely & add to a bowl. Also add sherry vanilla extract, the other part of the melted vegan butter, maple syrup, coconut sugar, apple sauce, pink salt & finally, the solid coconut oil. Mix well with a wooden spoon & taste! It tastes heavenly & the salt in here takes it all to a whole other level of flavor! πŸ˜‰ MMM,…Pour this batter over the base top & spread it evenly all over the pie base. This means also the cut up pecans. Bake in the lower end of the oven for about 22-25 minutes until the edges are browned & nearly set & there is a lovely caramel over the pecans!Β 

3. Carefully, take out of the oven & place on a wire rack to cool down completely. When cold, with the help of a knife, go around the edges of your pie pan & loosen the base sides with a knife. Cut your pecan pie into serving sizes, not too big because it is a rich dessert! Enjoy with a;loved one! My husband Peter gave it a 10/10!!! A new family favorite! Do store cool but not in the fridge! πŸ™‚

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Hello! My name is Sophie & I love to cook & bake mostly healthily but with a twist! There is a bit of gardening & travelling in here too! Enjoy! :)

42 thoughts on “Vegan spelt pecan pie!

  1. This looks and sound wonderful! I love love love pecans!

  2. It looks so tempting! What is vegan butter? Made with nuts?

  3. I made your fabulous more healthy pecan pie today & I just love it to bits!
    I was also new to it, being a Belgian & it is just so delicious too! Mmmmm!
    Thank again! ☺️☺️☺️

  4. I made your beautiful pecan pie yesterday evening & it is the best one , I have ever eaten!
    Ooh yesssss!!!!! Xxx

  5. You are fearless, Sophie! There is nothing you won’t try to make healthier πŸ™‚ And you do it in such a way that the dish still looks amazing. You have a gift.

  6. Dit ziet er gewoon overheerlijk uit! Als iets maar veel noten en zaadjes bevat, ben ik fan!
    Ik heb je blog net ontdekt trouwens, en ik moet zeggen, helemaal mijn ding! Ik hou zelf ook van gezond, biologisch en lekker eten. Een tweetal weken geleden ben ik zelf ook begonnen met een blog waarop ik mijn keukenexperimenten deel. Ik zou het enorm leuk vinden als je eens een kijkje zou komen nemen!
    Ik ben je nieuwste volger πŸ™‚

    Sofie x

    1. Dank je wel, lieve Sofie. Ik ben blij dat je mijn blog & recepten tof & leuk vindt.
      Ik ga nu direct je blog uitchecken & ga je zeker volgen!

      Groetjes,

      De andere Sophie πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

  7. Hi Sophie– looks delish!! I’m surprised you have pecans in Belgium– when we lived in Spain I could never find them for sale– thought they were just in the states.

  8. Hallo Sophie, leuke recepten maak je en mooie foto’s! Ik heb ook een bakblog met gezonde glutenvrije bakrecepten met minder suiker en vet op http://www.dasanderekoek.wordpress.com .
    Misschien vind je het leuk om eens te komen kijken? We hebben een gezamenlijke actie van glutenvrije bloggers #decemberglutenvrij met veel feestelijke tips voor december.

  9. The vegan pecan pie looks really mouthwatering & superb, dear Sophie!
    I must make this beautie soon! x

  10. Pecan Pie is a classic here! I just loooove it, but not all the unhealthy ingredients! You have done an awesome job cleaning this recipe up! I’ll have to bookmark it to try!!

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