Barley flour pie crust with a creamy chocolate custard and pear filling made with no dairy and no eggs!
If you a looking for an easy yet super yummy vegan pie for this holiday season, well you have to try this recipe!
The crust is made with light oil, vegan flax eggs and barley flour!
The filling is a creamy chocolate custard with caramelised pears.
Everything is made with no dairy and no eggs, so suitable for vegans or people with intolerance.
Ingredients (make a 20 cm pie):
for the crust
- 130 g barley flour
- 150 g cake flour
- 2 flax eggs (if not vegan you can also use normal eggs)
- 80 ml light oil (extra virgin olive oil or any vegetable oil light in flavour)
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- 100 g light brown sugar
for the filling
- 200 g dark chocolate
- 250 ml almond milk
- 3 tbsp light brown sugar
- 40 g rice flour or cake flour
- 1 large pear + 2 tbsp sugar and 3 tbsp water
In a bowl of your electric mixer with the whisk attachment beat up oil, sugar and flax eggs. Add the dry ingredients
and mix everything together using the paddle attachment of a wooden spoon
Roll out dough into a circle and lay it in a pie pan
Peal and slice up 1 pear, place it in a skillet with sugar and water and cook on medium-high until it lightly caramelizes.
In a saucepan heat up dark chocolate, sugar and flour
stir constantly until a paste forms
Slowly pour in the milk and cook on low heat stirring until it turns into a smooth cream.
Pour the chocolate cream into the pie crust,
lay the pear on top and bake in pre-heated oven at 180C for 45 min.
Remove from the oven and let your pie cool down
Sprinkle the top with some powder sugar if you want, and serve!
If you made this pie, tag me on IG @the_fit_mediterranean
NOTE: this is a modified version of the recipe of Dolcisenzaburro.