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Gluten-Free Tigernut Pie Crust

Gluten-Free Tigernut Flour Pie Crust Recipe is an alternative to cassava flour. It is a vegan, paleo, keto used in AIP and GAPS diets. Use in baking.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Servings: 8 serving



  • First, combine the tigernut flour, powdered monk fruit sweetener, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. 
  • Second, melt coconut oil and allow to cool.
  • Add egg and water together.
  • Add to flour mixture.
  • Next stir in cooled oil.
  • If it is too crumbly add a tablespoon of water at a time until it is soft and pliable and not cracking.
  • Next, lay down two sheets of plastic wrap side by side and overlapping.
  • Then lay down the pie crust dough on the two sheets of plastic.
  • Lay down two sheets side by side of overlapping plastic wrap on top of the pie crust dough.
  • Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough to the correct shape and size.
  • Carefully remove the top layer of plastic making sure it does not stick.
  • Using the plastic wrap carefully lift up the crust.
  • Lay the crust into the pan while carefully removing the bottom layer of plastic wrap.
  • If pieces fall off gently press on to where they are needed.
  • Remove any excess with your fingers or a knife.
  • Prick the bottom with a fork.
  • You can either fill the pie with pie filling and bake.
  • Or bake and fill with a filling inside.
  • Go around the edge of your pie pan crimping the dough to make a decorative edge.
  • f you are baking the crust without any filling feel free to add pie weights and bake at 350 for approximately 20-30 minutes.


Nutrition Facts
Servings 8.0
Amount Per Serving
Calories 169
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13 g 21 %
Saturated Fat 9 g 46 %
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 23 mg 8 %
Sodium 9 mg 0 %
Potassium 156 mg 4 %
Total Carbohydrate 12 g 4 %
Dietary Fiber 6 g 24 %
Sugars 3 g  
Protein 2 g 4 %
Vitamin A 1 %
Vitamin C 2 %
Calcium 3 %
Iron 6 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.