Cinnamon Almond Crust Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Cinnamon Almond Crust which belongs to the Sweets recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 1 cups (225 g) almonds
  2. cup (40 g) vanilla whey protein powder
  3. 2 tablespoons (3 g) Splenda
  4. teaspoon cinnamon
  5. cup (56 g) butter, melted

Cooking Instructions

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.

5 cm).

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until turning golden.

Cool before filling.

Serving Yield

8 servings

Nutrition Information

Each serving will have 6 grams carbohydrate and 3 grams fiber, for a usable carb count of 3 grams; and 8 grams protein.