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vegan pineapple pie gluten-free recipe

Pineapple Pie, Vegan and Gluten Free

The kind of recipe that reminds us of the brighter side of summer: a lovely construction consists of a gluten-free biscuit crust, a rich pineapple cream over it, and then a plant-based whipped cream on top. To complete the picture sprinkle some yellow turmeric and green matcha powder and serve with small slices of fresh pineapple. A midsummer night's dream 🍍



Pineapple Filling


  • 250 ml plant-based whipped cream with mild sweetness, very cold
  • A pinch of turmeric and matcha powder for decoration optional

For Serving

  • small slices of pineapple (preferably fresh or defrost), ground turmeric and matcha powder to decorate the plate.



  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  • Grind the biscuits in a food processor, add vegan butter and salt; Add the water gradually and process for a few more seconds until the mixture turns into a dough.
  • Line a pie pan, base and sides with the dough (no need to grease the pan).
  • Place in the hot oven and bake for 10 minutes - no more; Remove and cool on a wire rack.

Pineapple Filling

  • In a small saucepan, preferably with a heavy bottom, put pineapple juice, coconut milk, agar powder and salt.
  • Dilute the cornstarch with 3 tablespoons of water and add to the saucepan. Stir constantly.
  • Taste and adjust sweetness - if necessary add one tablespoon of maple syrup.
  • Gradually add the turmeric while stirring, until you get he desired hue.
  • Cook over a medium-high heat; when boiling and thicken cook for another half minute. Remove from heat and let it cool a little at room temperature (don't let it cool completely).


  • Place the pineapple pieces evenly on the cooled and baked crust .
  • Spread the pineapple filling over the crust and and flatten.


  • Whip the cold whipping cream until it is firm; Fill a whipping bag with a wide star tip and pour over the pineapple filling in circles - from the outside in.
  • Sprinkle a pinch of ground turmeric and matcha powder over the whipped cream, place in the fridge to set - for about an hour.
  • Serve with some fresh (or defrost) pineapple pieces (optional).


If you use frozen pineapple - make sure to dry it from the excess liquid.
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