The perfect keto pecan pie without using any syrups. We use allulose, butter and xanthan gum to create just the right texture for pecan pie. Plus, with only 2 net carbs per serving, this keto pecan pie is difficult to distinguish from the real thing!
Preheat your oven to 325 degrees convection/350 degrees regular.
Toast chopped pecans for 5 minutes in the oven, watching carefully so they don’t burn. Set aside.
I like a press in crust for this recipe, but you can use any keto crust you’d like. To make the press in crust, in a medium sized bowl, mix together almond flour, sugar and melted butter until it is crumbly. Grease your pie pan with butter or coconut oil and then press in the crust. (See video for technique)
Making the filling:
In a large, heat safe mixing bowl (8-12 cup) whisk the egg until combined and lightened in color and set aside.
In a medium sized saucepan (8+ cup), melt butter over medium heat and then add allulose, BochaSweet, heavy cream and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, for 4-6 minutes until boiling and the mixture just begins to brown. Watch it very carefully and as soon as browning begins, immediately remove from the heat and continue stirring until bubbling goes away.
While whisking the egg mixture, pour a little bit of the hot mixture into the egg mixture, whisking constantly. This is called tempering. Pour the remaining hot liquid into the egg continuing to stir until completely combined. Whisk in xanthan gum and vanilla extract. You may need to use an immersion blender or hand blender to get the xanthan gum to dissolve.
Finally, mix in the chopped pecans.
Pour mixture into prepared crust in your pie pan. Optionally, use 3 pecans to decorate the top.
Move the pie pan onto a cookie sheet for easier transport into the oven.
Bake at 325 degrees convection for 40 min. Allow to cool completely before serving (2 hours).
Allulose is the sugar substitute that makes this recipe work. Allulose is a rare sugar and cooks and bakes like sugar - with one caveat - it browns faster than regular sugar. For this keto pecan pie recipe, allulose is the element in the recipe that creates the caramelized filling we all love in a pecan pie. Without the allulose, your pie will still set up and be delicious, but the texture won't be right and you'll be missing the caramelized flavor. You can try and fix that by adding a teaspoon of molasses to your filling. But, if you can get your hands on some allulose -- it is worth the effort!* *Nutrition facts provided as estimates only. We use erythritol for the sweetener for consistency purposes when calculating nutrition facts with the exception of stevia which is calculated as such. The nutrition facts for our Keto Pecan Pie were calculated using Cronometer. All of our recipes are available in Cronometer if you are a Gold member and friend request me at firstname.lastname@example.org through Cronometer. Click here to save 10% off of Cronometer Gold or try it out with a free account.