Super easy low carb tart crust

Super easy low carb tart crust

Try this super easy tart shell recipe that's low carb and guilt free.

Tart crust
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Maintaining a low carb, sugar free diet can be hard, especially when you're faced with sweet treats. Tarts are just pie in the sky for low carbers since the flour used in pastry is not allowed. However, fear not, we have a super easy tart shell recipe that's low carb and guilt free.


1/2 cup cream cheese

1/2 cup of butter

3/4 cup coconut flour

3/4 cup almond flour

Easy substitutes for common recipe ingredients

Preheat your oven to 180. Cream together the butter and cream cheese until thoroughly mixed, then mix in both flours until a dough forms.

When done, press the dough out in your pie dish, in your desired shape. Note, the consistency of this dough is not the same as normal flour dough and there's no need to roll this dough out.

Pop the prepared pastry into the oven for 15 minutes, or until lightly to golden brown and allow to cool before filling. Note that the pastry will shrink a bit after cooking.

Keep in mind this pastry shell burns quickly, so keep an eye on it. Also expect it to feel a bit soft when removed from the oven, once it's cooled it will get harder. 

This recipe produces an average sized round tart, if you’re making a large one or want a thicker crust, just double the ingredients.

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