Cinnamon Almond Crust Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy
Low carb recipe for Cinnamon Almond Crust which belongs to the Sweets recipe category.
- 1 cups (225 g) almonds
- cup (40 g) vanilla whey protein powder
- 2 tablespoons (3 g) Splenda
- teaspoon cinnamon
- cup (56 g) butter, melted
Preheat oven to 325F (170C, or gas mark 3).
Put the almonds in a food processor with the S-blade in place.
Run the food processor until the almonds are ground medium-fine.
Add the protein powder, Splenda, and cinnamon and pulse the processor to blend.
Turn the processor on and pour in the butter?if needed, stop the food processor, run a knife around the bottom to make sure everything mixes evenly, put the lid back on, and process a little more.
Spray a 10-inch (25-cm) pie plate with nonstick cooking spray.
Turn the almond mixture into the pie plate and press firmly and evenly into place, building it up the side about 1 inch (2.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until turning golden.
Cool before filling.
Each serving will have 6 grams carbohydrate and 3 grams fiber, for a usable carb count of 3 grams; and 8 grams protein.