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Chocolate Pie Gluten Free Dairy Free Type O Diet Vegan

Updated on March 23, 2015

I love chocolate pie but unfortunately I can't have dairy, corn or wheat. So... I did what I always do, I made my own.

One day at the grocery store I was buying chocolate soy milk and got to thinking, why not make a pie out of chocolate soy milk?

Homemade pudding is made with two cups of cow's milk and thickened with cornstarch but I though perhaps I could copy the same thing with soy milk.

This recipe does not contain wheat, dairy, corn starch or eggs.

Pie Crust

  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup sorghum flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Put all ingredients into a large bowl and mix with a pastry cutter or two forks until crumbly. If you have a fancy food processor you can use that.
  3. Spray 9" pie plate with baking spray. Since this recipe is fat free you'll need to do this to make sure it doesn't stick.
  4. Press pie crust onto plate until evenly spread over the pan. You want it on the sides too.
  5. Bake in oven for about 8-10 minutes. You want it to be crisp but not overdone. You don't have to cool the crust before putting in the pie filling.

Chocolate Pie Filling

  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 cups soy milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 2 T margarine

Instructions

  1. Put all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Mix thoroughly with a granny fork or wire whisk until smooth.
  2. Cook over medium high heat stirring constantly until it thickens.
  3. Pour into prepared pie crust. You don't have to cool the pie crust or the filling.
  4. Serve warm or after chilled in the refrigerator

You could make a variation of this recipe by buying plain soy milk and eliminating the cocoa for a vanilla pie.

You can add berries for a blueberry, strawberry or blackberry pudding pie.

Add 1 tablespoon lemon zest for a lemon pie.

For special occasions you can garnish the top of your chocolate pie with crushed peppermint. Lemon pies can be decorated with slices of lemon shaped into cones and fruit pies can be topped with extra fruit.

FYI

Not everyone realizes that most non-dairy toppings have gelatin in them which is usually made from animal products. If you are a vegetarian or vegan you may want to avoid these.

YouTube seems to be full of videos of grandsons and grannies. This is meant to be a joke, I hope no one is too offended.

5 stars from 2 ratings of Chocolate Pie

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    • Pamela N Red profile imageAUTHOR

      Pamela N Red 

      4 years ago from Oklahoma

      Techygran, I haven't tried tapioca that's a good idea too. When we have dietary restrictions we have to get creative.

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      Cynthia 

      4 years ago from Vancouver Island, Canada

      looks really good! I want to try the crust and then do a chocolate pudding recipe that I saw demo'd on Youtube, much like your idea, except using tapioca starch in lieu of the cornstarch (and the rice flour). Thanks for the recipe!

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      sheilanewton 

      6 years ago from North Shields, UK

      Lovely recipe - thanks. And such a well-written hub too. Vote up.

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      VendettaVixen 

      6 years ago from Ireland

      Ah, thank you Pamela. :)

    • Pamela N Red profile imageAUTHOR

      Pamela N Red 

      6 years ago from Oklahoma

      Vendetta, you have to manually add the second ones. Just click on the bullet or number tool at the top of the text box and it will work.

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      VendettaVixen 

      6 years ago from Ireland

      Pamela, do you mind if I ask:

      How did you use more than one instructions capsule in your hub? I can only use one of each recipe capsule.

    • Pamela N Red profile imageAUTHOR

      Pamela N Red 

      6 years ago from Oklahoma

      I would avoid it then. Try the almond milk and see how it works.

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      Beth Perry 

      6 years ago from Tennesee

      Pamela, I'm not sure if it is an allergy but eating or drinking soy tears up my stomach something fierce. But I may try this with almond milk, thanks for the suggestion!

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      Pamela N Red 

      6 years ago from Oklahoma

      Tillsontitan I thought the video was funny but I never know what others will think. Thanks for reading.

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      Mary Craig 

      6 years ago from New York

      This pie looks great! Being a celiac I'm always looking for new recipes. It looks easy to make and good to eat. (The video wasn't offensive)

      Voted up and useful.

    • Pamela N Red profile imageAUTHOR

      Pamela N Red 

      6 years ago from Oklahoma

      Are you allergic to soy? It might work with almond milk too. It would be worth a try.

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      Beth Perry 

      6 years ago from Tennesee

      Ooh, the pie looks yummy! I can't eat soy but I bet my kids will love this.

    • Pamela N Red profile imageAUTHOR

      Pamela N Red 

      6 years ago from Oklahoma

      No, it's pretty easy. No crimped edges or special tools.

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      Thomas Silvia 

      6 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi Pamela, Great recipe and not very hard to do and sounds and looks so delicious, great job and thanks for sharing .

      Vote up and more !!!

    • Pamela N Red profile imageAUTHOR

      Pamela N Red 

      6 years ago from Oklahoma

      KJ, I hope you enjoy it.

      Peach, my photography skills aren't too great but I do my best. Thanks for reading.

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      peachy 

      6 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      I really love your photos !! Simply wonderful ! This recipe looks yummy too. Thanks for sharing!

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      kjforce 

      6 years ago from Florida

      Pamela..thanks for taking the time out of your day to share this with us..your recipe is deeply appreciated, as I am vegan nad like a good dessert once in a while, other than just the usual...sounds delicioso!

    • Pamela N Red profile imageAUTHOR

      Pamela N Red 

      6 years ago from Oklahoma

      I don't mind at all, Turtlewoman. Thanks for reading.

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      Kim Lam 

      6 years ago from California

      Hi Pam! This recipe looks very easy and delicious. Mind if I link it to one of my gluten free recipe hubs? :-) Thanks!

    • VendettaVixen profile image

      VendettaVixen 

      6 years ago from Ireland

      Great stuff. This recipe deserves a 5/5 rating, and I'm saving it to my recipes folder. Thanks for sharing it, Pamela

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      Dianna Mendez 

      6 years ago

      I am keeping this for my files! I am lactose intolerant and I have a grandson with a sever milk allergy, so this will help us to have an additional treat to our meals. The video is funny, I can relate to the strawberry comment (yes, I am allergic to those yummy fruits too). Thaks for sharing. Voted up!

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      Christin Sander 

      6 years ago from Midwest

      This looks really good. I am going to have to try it thanks for sharing the recipe :)

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      HawaiiHeart 

      6 years ago from Hawaii

      Looks yummy! It's hard to find tasty looking desserts that are gf but this sure looks delicious!

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