Creamy, indulgent, not too pumpkiny and really quite easy, this amazing keto Pumpkin Pie is the ONLY pumpkin pie you need on your holiday table!
Officially called Myrt’s Stellar Pumpkin Pie, this recipe has been in my husband’s family for decades, eight of them to be exact. Originating in Western Canada back in the very early 40s, this recipe made its way down to Tulsa, OK where it took root as a family favorite.
It’s a thick, creamy and custardy pie, with a more subtle pumpkin flavor.
I never liked pumpkin pie until I tried this one! Most other pumpkin pies are too assertive – too pumpkiny, but this one has a subtle blend of spices that makes it perfect for every holiday.
I even used this pie recipe years ago when I had my deli in Austin, TX. I sold dozens and dozens of pies each Thanksgiving and Christmas. People begged me for the recipe.
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Is Pumpkin Pie Keto?
Traditional pumpkin pies with loads of sugar and floury crusts are not keto or low-carb. But, I’ve transformed Myrt’s Stellar Pumpkin Pie into a keto friendly version, and trust me, it’s got all the flavor of the original!
Ready to make keto Pumpkin Pie? Let’s get started!
What You Need To Make Keto Pumpkin Pie
- Mixing Bowls – these stackable stainless bowls are amazing and last forever!
- Measuring spoons
- Measuring cup
- Pie plate
Ingredients to Make This Easy PUmpkin Pie Recipe
- Keto Pie Dough – this is a fail-proof recipe that makes the perfect amount for this keto pumpkin pie recipe
- SoNourished granular white sugar substitute
- SoNourished brown sugar substitute
- oat fiber – don’t confuse this with oat flour
- heavy whipping cream
- pure pumpkin – not pumpkin pie filling
- dried ginger
- ground cinnamon
- ground nutmeg
What Is Oat Fiber?
Oat fiber is a totally natural product that comes from the outside hull of the oat which is ground into a fine powder. Is oat fiber keto? It is all insoluble fiber and high in fiber which makes is a great additive to keto baked goods to offset some of the carbs. It is TOTALLY keto friendly and who on a keto diet can’t do with more fiber?
Don’t confuse oat flour and oat fiber. Oat fiber has just 0 net carbs which come from 3 grams of carbs per teaspoon and 3 grams of fiber. When you do the math, that comes out to ZERO net carbs.
Oat fiber is a lot more absorbent than regular flour, but in this recipe, it works just fine.
How To Make This Keto Pumpkin Pie Recipe
- Start by preparing the pie dough and pressing it evenly into a pie or tart pan.
- Mix the sugars, oat fiber, and dried spices together in a small mixing bowl.
- Beat the eggs lightly, then add the cream, pumpkin, and vanilla. Whisk well to blend.
- Combine the wet and dry ingredients and pour it gently into the pre-baked pie crust.
- Bake at 325-F for 35-45 minutes or until set in the middle
How Do You Know When It is Cooked?
A pumpkin pie that is cracked in the middle is overcooked. Pumpkin pie that is still wet and liquid in the center is undercooked.
A perfectly cooked pumpkin pie will jiggle slightly in the middle when ready to take out of the oven.
If your pie starts to get too dark before it is cooked, place a sheet of foil – shiny side down – over the top of the pie to protect it.
Chef Jenn’s Tips
- Use fresh spices! My mother in law buys new spices each fall JUST to make this recipe. That’s how important fresh spices are! Her tip is to date the spice jars with the purchase date, that way you always know how old – and stale – your spices are.
- How long this keto pumpkin pie takes to cook depends on the size of your pie dish, and how cold your ingredients were to start with.
- Family tradition serves this pumpkin pie with cheddar cheese, but a dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream is my preference.
Is This Easy Pumpkin PIe Recipe Freezable?
Yes! It sure is!
Of course, it won’t be quite as good as a freshly-baked pie, but I freeze leftover pie every year. To freeze it, wrap it tightly in foil and then put it in a resealable plastic bag and freeze for up to three months.
To thaw: unwrap it and let it thaw in the fridge until it is thawed.
There are 3 net carbs in the keto pie crust, and ZERO net carbs in the filling. The total for 1/8 of the pie is 3 net carbs.
Yes! Bake these pies the day before you want to eat them and keep them in the fridge, loosely covered with plastic wrap.
No! Pumpkin pie filling is a pre-sweetened and spiced filling that’s ready to go right onto pie crust. Please only use pure pumpkin or pumpkin puree in this recipe so you can control the spices and carbs.
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Step By Step Process Images
Keto Pumpkin PIe
- In a small bowl, mix the white and brown sugar substitutes, oat fiber, salt, and spices.
- In a larger bowl, lightly beat the eggs then add the cream, pumpkin, and vanilla. Mix well.
- Combine the wet and dry ingredients and pour into a prepared keto pie crust.
- Bake at 325-F for 35-45 minutes or until set in the middle.
- Let cool and enjoy!
More Keto HOliday Recipes?
- Soups and stews are a great addition to any holiday table, especially this beefy keto minestrone soup
- How about an amazing easy keto cauliflower recipe?
- Go deliciously different with a meaty casserole or Sausage Parmigiana