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Pumpkin Coconut Tart
This is so Mouthwatering. Enjoy and savor every bite!
• 1 1/4 cups Gluten-Free Flour
• 1/2 cup toasted almonds
• 1 tablespoon maple syrup
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
• 2 tablespoons coconut oil
• Or, 1 Gluten-free pie crust
• 1 1/2 cups canned unseasoned organic pumpkin puree (15 oz)
• 3/4 cup maple syrup
• 2 tablespoons vanilla
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or two drops cinnamon essential oil
• ¼ teaspoon ground ginger or two drops ginger essential oil
• ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
• 3 large eggs
• 1 cup coconut cream
• 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut chips, (see Ingredient Note) or flaked coconut, toasted (toasting is optional). You can bake these with Maple Syrup to make them sweet.
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat an 11-inch round or 8-by-12-inch rectangular removable-bottom tart pan with coconut oil.
2. To prepare crust: Combine flour, almonds, 1 tablespoon maple syrup, and salt in a food processor; process until the almonds are finely ground.
3. Add coconut oil and pulse the mixture until incorporated.
4. Turn the dough out into the prepared pan (it will be crumbly), spread evenly, and press firmly into the bottom and all the way up the sides to form a crust.
5. Bake the crust until set but not browned, about 15 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack.
6. To prepare insides: Beat pumpkin, 3/4 cup coconut nectar, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves in a large bowl with an electric mixer or in a food processor on low speed until blended.
7. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until combined.
8. Beat in coconut milk.
9. Place the tart pan on a baking sheet and pour in the filling.
10. Bake the tart until the filling is just set (the center may still appear soft, but will become more solid as it cools), 45 to 50 minutes.
11. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool to room temperature. Serve room temperature or refrigerate until chilled. Remove the pan sides before slicing. Garnish with coconut or my coconut whipped cream (see recipe) if desired.
Tips & Notes
• Make Ahead Tip: Prepare the crust (Step 2), wrap tightly, and refrigerate for up to 3 days. The cooled tart has an even better flavor when it’s refrigerated for a day before serving.
• An 11-inch round or 8-by-12-inch rectangular removable-bottom pan works best for this recipe.
Large thin flakes of dried unsweetened coconut called coconut chips make attractive garnishes.
Note: to make this recipe easy and simple: Use a gluten-free pie crust.
Enjoy Your Pie!
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