Saturday, September 26, 2009

A scrumptious sugar free pumpkin pie

This photo has absolutely nothing to do with this post but I just love it.
It is going to be around 105 today so it really doesn't feel like Fall.
This photo makes me feel like Fall is already here.

Many years ago when my son was just a pup, he was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.
At that time I realized that every Holiday really is associated with food, lots of food.
I knew things would be different but I still wanted to be able to make desserts that he could enjoy.
This pumpkin pie is one of our favorite desserts.
No picture however, but I know you can all visualize-hehe.

***Amazing pumpkin pie recipe***

16- ounce can of pumpkin

2 large eggs

Dry brown sugar substitute (1/2 cup)

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice

12- ounce can of evaporated skim milk

1/2 cup buttermilk biscuit mix

Combine all the ingredients and mix at medium speed until smooth.
Pour into a 9" pie pan (glass, stone, or ceramic works best) that has been greased.
Bake at 375 for 45 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean from the center of the pie.
Remove to a wire rack.

Let cool and serve.

Food exchanges per serving : 1 bread and 1/2 fat.
Calories: 117

I have been making this pie for 17 years and we all love it.
O.K, hubby prefers the real deal but he came to this party much later than the rest of us.

Hubby comes home from Co. today and I can't wait to pick him up.
I guess I still am a newlywed after almost 6 years.

Have a beautiful weekend.


Jacque said...

Barb...I am going to make that recipe and have put the ingredients on my shopping list for today. I love pumpkin pie and cant wait to taste it. I will let you know how scrumptious it is.

Thanks for the recipe.

Anonymous said...

This sounds great!
Hats off to you as a mom, for taking the time to come up with a sugar free recipe, and make this for your son. I hope he knows how lucky he is.

Sarah said...

Barb, I'm going to try this recipe. We love pumpkin pie here at our house! ~ Sarah

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

HEY BARB! I am going to try this pie; it is similar to the one I make, but the sugar sub. sounds like a great idea. I really love the Eiffel Tower picture and it goes with anything and everything. And, I have been married for 27 years and Ruben and I still miss each other, even after a day of work!!!! Thank God. May your husband have a safe return. God bless, Anita

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

Hi Barb!
Thanks for stoping by,Yes my grandson is a cutie pie ,he is also getting so tall.
I love the recipe for the sugar free Pumpkin pie.My hubby and I are trying to cut down on the sugar, but like things sweet.Thats aweful, isn't it? Its begining to look like fall just alittle here,but I wish it would stop raining.Almost every day.The mosgitos are about to eat us alive here.
I love the Effle Tower picture.Its calming for sure.Take care Hon...XXOO Marie Antionette

Nana Trish is Living the Dream said...

This sounds yummy. I'm so happy that your honey is coming home.

Bonnie said...

Hello Barb, I am going to have to try the pumpkin recipe. My nephew loves the holidays because he can eat pumpkin pie to his heart's content.

Have a great evening.


Edie Marie's Attic said...

Hi Barb!

Oh that sounds so good! I'm always looking for a good recipe that can eliminate some of the sugar. I will sure give this one a try.

Love all the beautiful things you've been working on! You are so talented Barb!!

Hugs, Sherry

Theresa said...

Thanks for the recipe. I have numerous diabetics in my family and will share the recipe with them. Have a blessed day!

Elizabeth and Gary said...

Yummy! I will have to try this, my Dad has diabetes and I am always looking for good dessert to serve him.
Enjoy your day,

Stella said...

The pie sounds great and I would love to try it. But there is no pumpkin on the shelves here in KC. The stores say there is a shortage of pumpkin and they should get some by the end of Oct. So guess I will hang on to your recipe until then. Thanks for sharing.

Unseen India Tours said...

Nice recipe !! Looks yummy !! Great post !!Unseen Rajasthan

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