Gluten-Free Strawberry Cream Puff Pie
June 20, 2012 by Jean Layton
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Gluten-Free Cream Puff Pie
Sometimes, you just need pie.
And when a group of food bloggers simultaneously come to that conclusion, Pie Party is the result.
Last year it was a spontaneously organized Twitter party that morphed into 1500+ people on Facebook all talking about pie.
This year, the tradition continues with Garrett McCord, Shauna Ahern, Ashley Baron Rodriquez and Justin Schwartz all hosting.
Lucky for me, a fellow CampBlogAway alumi just came out with her second pie book, Not So Humble Pies
Kelly Jaggers is the mastermind behind Evil Shenanigans, an exploration of all things tempting and delicious.
So when I looked for inspiration, flipping through her book was the solution.
So many tempting choices, how was I to choose?
I’m confident enough in my skills to sub out one of my gluten free pie crusts for any of her recipes.
Butter Pie Crust,
Cheddar Cheese and Thyme Crust,
Cookie Crumb Crust
It’s the combinations of flavors that attracted me to this book.
Imagine, Salted Peach Crumble Pie. Yup, I’m saving this one till the peaches come in later this summer.
Lemon Pistachio Tart in a lavender short crust. This one is on the list too, just as soon as I harvest some fresh lavender this year.
Chipotle Peanut Butter Cheese Pie? Maybe, but Fiona isn’t a peanut butter fan and I always make a recipe exactly as written the first time.
Hmmm, oh wait! I have a container of organic strawberries. That means, Triple Berry Cream Puff Pie is the one.
#gluten-free Cream puff pie shell setupBringing it to a boilPreheatBoiling yet? almostAdd flours and stir
Cooling for 5 minutes before adding the eggsAdding the first eggBeating in the first eggdough is readyAdding the 2nd eggBeating in the 2nd egg
Smoothing the choux paste into the pie panchoux paste in pie pan 1st pie baked
Crust 1Custard fillingStarting the custardCustard cookinglast additions Butter and vanilla
Cream Puff Pie , a set on Flickr.
Inspired by Kelly Jaggers new book, Not So Humble Pies, this series shows the step by step creation of a fabulous summertime special dessert, Triple Berry Cream Puff Pie with Custard Filling
Ready in 50 minutes!
Gluten-Free Cream Puff Pie
I slid the pie out of the pan when cooling to insure crispness
Author: as inspired by Kelly Jaggers Not-So-Humble-Pies
Serves: one nine inch pie
135 grams (½ cup) water
57 grams (4 Tablespoons) butter
3 (¼ teaspoon)grams salt
10 grams (1 Tablespoon) sugar
41 grams (¼ cup) whole grain flour mix
36 grams (¼ cup) white flour mix
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Bring water, butter, salt and sugar to a boil in a small saucepan.
Add both flour mixtures all at once.
Cook, stirring constantly till the mixture comes together in a ball.
Continue to cook for 1 minute
Remove to a stand mixer’s bowl
Cool for 5 minutes
Add one egg and beat well to incorporate
Repeat with second egg.
Smooth the mixture into a 9” pie plate making sure to brush the dough up the sides.
Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes
Reduce the heat to 350 and continue to bake for 20-25 minutes more or till well browned and crisp.
Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.
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Once you have the pie shell made and in the oven, it is time to make the Custard Filling
Once the shell and custard are done,
Layer the shell with the custard, top with an assortment of fresh berries of your choice
Then add whipped cream for true decadence.
Have you seen the NPR mention of pie?
Just in case you would like something a bit different, check out these other pie inspirations:
Paleo Pot Pie-Thai Chicken
Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse pie in a Hazelnut Meringue Shell
Chocolate Pudding Pie
Gluten-Free Dairy Free Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
C4C Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
Strawberry Meringue Pie
Mini Cheese Pies with Roasted Plum Jam
Rustic Berry Frangipane Crosta
Need to adjust to a gluten free crust:
Tart Cherry Lattice Pie
Georgia Peach Pie
Rustic Blueberry Pie
Lemon Chiffon Pie
Key Lime Pie
Savory Endive Pie
Smore’s Pudding Pie
Summer Fruit Kuchen
Savory Pie for Pie Day
Pea Pie and Spud
Strawberry Rhubarb pie
Fudgy Brownie Crunch Banana Ice Cream Pie
Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pie
Vegan Strawberry Pie
Grandma Duck Apple Pie
Mini Grape Pie
Berries and Cream Pie
Peach Blueberry pie with Oatmeal Crumb topping and Crust
Sour Cherry Pie
BlueBerry Crumb Pie
Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Pie
Peach Bourbon Pie in Jars
Nectarine Blackberry Pie
And so many more are on Sweet Remedy’s site
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