Diabetic Friendly Dessert Recipe – Crustless Pumpkin Pie

If you’re living with diabetes, you know that finding a good diabetic-friendly dessert recipe can be a challenge and as the holidays approach, it can be even more difficult to find a good Thanksgiving dessert recipe for diabetics. In honor of National Diabetes Month, we’ve taken care of both with this Crust-less Pumpkin Pie recipe that’s sure to be a hit, even with your non-diabetic loved ones!

Crustless Pumpkin Pie

(Servings per Recipe: 8, Serving Size: 1 slice)

Diabetic Dessert Recipe - Crustless Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients:

– 1 can of pumpkin (15-ounces)
– 1/3 cup of Splenda®, granulated
– 2 tablespoons of agave nectar
– 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
– ½ teaspoon of ground nutmeg
– ½ teaspoon of ground ginger
– ½ cup of eggbeaters
– ½ teaspoon of vanilla
– ¾ cup of evaporated fat-free milk

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Coat a 8-inch baking pan with cooking spray
  2. Combine the Splenda®, agave nectar, pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg, and ginger. Slowly add the eggbeaters and vanilla; lightly beat until combined.
  3. Gradually incorporate the evaporated milk into the mixture
  4. Pour the mixture into the baking pan. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes. You will know that it is done when the center appears set when gently shaken.
  5. Once cooled, cover and chill the dish for at least 2 hours before serving
  6. Prior to serving, use a spatula to loosen the pie from the sides of the pan. Cut the pie into wedges.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 61; Calories from Fat: 4 g; Total Fat: 0.4 g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 1 mg; Sodium: 62mg; Total Carbs: 10.5 g; Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g; Sugar: 5.8  g; Protein: 4.5 g

Do you have other suggestions for diabetic-friendly dessert recipes? If so, share them with us in the comments below!

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  • Lorna

    Thank you for the recipe! Even though I am not diabetic, it certainly provides a potential alternative for those of us that like to keep an eye on insulin levels.
    Happy Thanksgiving!

    • Absolutely, Lorna! Let us know how you like it, if you try the recipe. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. ~ Emory Healthcare

  • diabetes recipes

    Really interesting info, thanks for sharing.

  • Deborah

    I need a diabetic friendly pumpkin recipe for a Native American pow wow – serving 350 people ……if I bake this in a hugely multiplied batch….will the center be goo and the edges overdone if I use a commercial oven and huge pans?