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Easy nutritious dessert – healthy & enjoyable.

Ingredients:

Base:

  • 2.5 cups dessicated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean powder or vanilla bean paste
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2-3 tbs coconut oil
  • 1 egg
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 tsp liquid stevia

Curd:

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 6 tbs cocnut oil
  • 3 eggs
  • zest 2 lemons
  • 1/2 tsp liquid stevia (adjust to taste)

 

Method:

  1. Preheat oven 140 deg C. Add all base ingredients to a bowl. Mix with a fork until sticky and dough like. Add more coconut oil if too dry.
  2. Press into 24cm pie pan and build sides to 1cm in height. Pack it down firmly.
  3. Bake in oven until golden brown. Remove and allow to cool.
  4. To make curd: Add eggs and coconut oil to small saucepan and constantly whisk over gentle heat to avoid clumps and melt coconut oil.
  5. Add lemon juice, zest and stevia. Keep stirring until thick (approx 5-10 mins)
  6. Pour lemon mixture through fine strainer to collect lemon zest. Return the curd to the mix.
  7. Add to pie crust. Eat warm or set in the fridge…..your choice.

NB: To turn this pie into a cheesecake, bake in oven 160deg C for 5-10 minutes or until it starts to go golden brown.

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