Buckwheat berry pie

Buckwheat berry pie - gluten free and sugar free

This is another gluten free and sugar free recipe which gives you a nice treat without compromise when trying to follow the diet which is safe for endometriosis.


Buckwheat Berry Pie

Gluten free, dairy free, sugar free

One 9 inch pie


Ingredients:

  • 1 & ½ cups/ 190g light buckwheat flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 4 tbs  light oil
  • 1 cup / 250ml concentrated un-sweetened fruit juice, any flavour
  • 2 tbs quick cooking tapioca
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon (optional)
  • 3 to 4 cups / 750 – 1000ml raspberries, blackberries, or other berries
  • Sweetener of choice - see suggestions here
  • Water

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F


For the crust: 

1.  Mix flour and salt in a mixing bowl.  Add oil and mix, using fingers to mix oil with flour.  Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until dough sticks together. 

2.  Roll out half the dough at a time on a well-floured board.  Carefully transfer one crust to the bottom of a 9 inch pie tin.


For the filling:  

1.  Mix fruit and tapioca in a small saucepan.  Bring to the boil and cook gently for 10 minutes, or until thick and clear and add the cinnamon and sweetener - check taste for sweetness.  Let the mixture cook


2.  Heap berries in a pie dish.  Add fruit juice and tapioca mix.  Carefully transfer the second crust to the top of the pie, cut a few holes for steam to escape, and flute the edge.  Brush crust with a little nut milk and sprinkle with a little cinnamon.


Bake at 400 degrees F / 200c for 20 minutes, then reduce temperature to 350 degrees F / 180c, and cook for an additional 15 minutes until golden brown.





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