Gluten-Free SO DELICIOUS Pie Crust with Coconut Flour

This is simple, delicious and a hit with everyone! Use it to make gluten-free blueberry pie.

I 4xs the recipe below and end up with 4 batches and freeze three of them. This way I always have extra on hand for any last minute pie, tarts or quiche. It really is YUMMY! Make grandmas peach pie with it and everyone will be in heaven.



2 cups brown Rice Flour

2/3 cup Potato Starch ( or 1/3 Potato Starch and 1/3 Teff Flour)

1/3 cup Coconut Flour

1-1/2 TBL Sugar

½ tsp Xanthan Gum

¼ tsp. Salt

1 large Egg

2 tsp Orange Juice

6-7 TBL Unsalted Butter (cold but not real hard)





Get your 9 inch pie dish ready by greasing with unsalted butter

Dust with some of the rice flour


Mix all the ingredients in order except the butter.

Make sure all is very well distributed. You can sift if you prefer before adding the orange juice. I have done both ways and it really makes no noticeable difference to me.


Add the butter and mix a bit and then use to knives and cut the butter into the dough. Be patient! Do not get tempted to “mix” too much. This will harden your dough.


Allow the butter to remain a bit in little hunks. When it bakes it will distribute.

Place in wax paper and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.


You can press this right into you pie dish OR you can roll it out GENTLY on a lightly floured board.


This recipe allows for one crust. As stated above I suggest 4Xs the above recipe and have extra available on hand.


Prick the dough 2-3 times and then pre-bake this dough at 375 for about 20-25 minutes or you can lightly bake it at only 10 minutes.



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4 thoughts on “Gluten-Free SO DELICIOUS Pie Crust with Coconut Flour

  1. I have a question about the pie crust with coconut flour recipe. I’m an experienced cook and baker, but I’m a bit confused. I’ve doubled the recipe and have just finished cutting in the butter and what I am left with does not resemble pie crust dough at all. There is no way this could ever be rolled or that it would hold together. It’s almost as if the final step of perhaps adding ice water at the end (as with regular pie crust) is missing? At this point it looks like a very dry crumb topping. Can you clarify? Many thanks.

  2. I had the same experience as Jane. The result was too dry to stick together so I added ice water until it stuck together. The crust tasted and looked lovely, but was quite tough and didn’t brown as nicely as yours. Is there a step missing from the instructions or perhaps a typo in a measurement?

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