10 Grain Free Pastry Recipes

Following a grain free diet can feel restrictive, especially if everyone around you is eating your favorite foods and you can’t join in.

10 Grain Free Pastry Recipes

However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Missing out on delicious pastry no longer has to be your reality, especially if you’ve got a few grain free pastry recipes in your back pocket to draw upon.

In this article, I will cover 10 grain free pastry recipes. So the next time you’re making a recipe that requires pastry, you’ve got an alternative.

Easy Paleo Pastry

Easy Paleo Pastry

This easy paleo pie crust recipe is ideal for making your favourite sweet desserts or savoury quiches and pies.

Made with coconut flour, blanched almond flour, tapioca flour, palm shortening, egg, coconut sugar, and salt, this pastry is gluten free, grain free, and dairy free, meaning it’s suitable for a wide range of dietary requirements. 

With a total time of 30 minutes to make, this dough is super easy to whip up. In fact, it forms a dough in a matter of minutes in a food processor or a blender. 

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Whether you’re making a delicious lemon tart, or a tomato and cheese quiche, this versatile pastry opens so many doors to various recipes you can experiment with. What’s not to love?

We have some great Gluten Free Flaxseed Bread Recipes for you to try

Almond Flour Pastry 

Almond Flour Pastry 

If you’ve got some almond flour in the pantry, then this is perfect as a grain free alternative to regular pastry.

This five ingredient almond flour pastry is grain-free, egg free (if you wish), and dairy free. Even better, it is both incredibly versatile and easy to make.

Made with almond flour, maple syrup, salt, coconut oil, and egg, this simple pastry can be whipped up in as little as 40 minutes. The coconut oil works to add a buttery taste to the pastry, without the need for real dairy butter.

If you’d rather make a savoury pie, then simply omit the maple syrup for a savoury alternative. Yummy! 

Do you prefer a plant-based diet? Then check out our Ultimate Guide to Vegan & Vegetarian Eating

Keto Coconut Flour Pastry

Keto Coconut Flour Pastry

If you’re looking for an alternative to traditional pastry, this keto coconut flour pastry is definitely not one to miss out on. 

In its most basic form, this pastry is made with coconut flour, coconut oil, eggs, and salt. However, this versatile pastry can be used either as a sugar-free pie crust recipe or a savoury pie.

Depending on whether you want a sweet or savoury pie, there are various ingredients you can add to the pastry that will help to add flavour to the basics.

With a total time of 30 minutes to whip up, with this keto coconut flour pastry, you really can’t go wrong!

Interested in trying some more Coconut Flour Recipes? See here.

Flaky Paleo Pastry 

Flaky Paleo Pastry 

Sometimes, grain free pastry recipes can lack texture. Well not this one.

his flaky paleo pastry is a truly special eating experience.

This recipe contains tapioca flour, cassava flour, blanched almond flour, chia seeds, butter, salt, lemon juice, and ice water.

It takes around 4 hours total time from start to finish, but trust me, once you try it you’ll see it’s worth it in the end.

As a gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg-free pastry that can be made both vegan and nut-free, this pastry is the perfect alternative for many different types of diets.

From sweet to savoury recipes, the options of what you can make with this indulgent pastry are endless.

For some fabulous Gluten Free Chocolate Chia Cake Recipes, click here.

Low Carb Paleo Almond Flour Pie Pastry

Low Carb Paleo Almond Flour Pie Pastry

Are you looking for a low carb alternative to normal pastry? Then this law carb paleo almond flour pie pastry is definitely one of the best recipes out there.

This gluten-free, sugar-free, and Keto recipe contains blanched almond flour, ghee, besti erythritol, salt, egg, and vanilla extract. Of course, you can omit the sweet ingredients for a savoury pastry.

With no need to chill this pastry dough, this recipe can be whipped up in as little as 15 minutes! Yep, you read that right.

This makes it an incredibly useful recipe to have on hand when you’ve got less time on your hands to make 

Gone are the days where you have to miss out on all the fun because your diet doesn’t allow for pastry.

Are you looking for a decent gluten free pasta that doesn’t fall apart when you cook it? Read our piece on Gluten Free Pasta (Is it worth it?) – a User Guide

Grain Free Gluten Free Pastry 

Grain Free Gluten Free Pastry 

Searching for a grain free and gluten free pastry that is still flaky and tastes to die for? This is the recipe for you.

Made with blanched almond flour, tapioca starch, egg, lard, apple cider vinegar, baking powder, salt, and cold water, this simple gluten free recipe is perfect for any occasion.

Grain free and gluten free diets don’t need to feel restrictive in any way, especially with such a versatile recipe like this.

The great thing about this recipe is how perfect it is for any pie or tart. Whether you want to make a sweet pie such as key lime pie or a savoury quiche or pot pie, this pastry works. How useful is it that you can use the same pastry for a huge range of things?

Let your mind run wild and free your creativity with this delicious grain free and gluten free pastry.

Quiches are always popular at catered events like Christmas parties. See our post on, Catering Food Ideas For Christmas Parties for more suggestions.

Keto And Gluten Free Pie Pastry

Keto And Gluten Free Pie Pastry

Next up on our rundown of grain free pastry recipes is this keto pie pastry. It’s perfect if you’re keto, you’ve recently switched diets or if you’re hosting someone that follows the ketogenic diet.

Featuring affordable ingredients such as coconut flour, almond flour, salt, lemon zest, butter, cream cheese, egg, and more, even a beginner won’t struggle to make this heavenly pastry.

This recipe is also super adaptable and affordable, making it accessible even if you don’t have every single ingredient that it calls for in your home.

While the flavour is slightly different to standard pastry thanks to the coconut flour, the texture of this pastry is so flaky you won’t even mind the subtle difference. From sweet potato pie to quiches and empanadas, this keto pie pastry is the perfect casing for so many wonderful recipes.

Chia is a fabulous paleo-friendly ingredient. Click here for some Paleo Chia Pudding Recipes.

Grain Free Pie Pastry 

Grain Free Pie Pastry 

Vegan and grain free diets can feel limiting, but they don’t have to – especially when you see how easy it is to make this grain free pastry!

Containing cassava flour, lard, coconut oil, and salt, it doesn’t get much more simple than this pastry, and can make the most inexperienced of bakers feel like they’ve been making pastry for years!

Taste wise, similar to many recipes that call for coconut oil, there is usually a noticeable coconutty flavour. This coconut flavour lends itself well to sweet recipes, such as apple pie.

However, if you don’t like coconut oil, you could always opt for palm shortening as an alternative.

Whip up everything in the bowl, and you have gluten free pastry that is the perfect addition to each recipe it encases.

Looking for a decent alternative to dairy-based cheese? Read our article on Vegan Cheese

No-Roll Chickpea Flour Pie Crust 

No-Roll Chickpea Flour Pie Crust 

Ah, the humble chickpea. What an amazingly versatile legume it is.

If you’re looking for a grain free and gluten free pastry that uses chickpeas, then this no-roll chickpea flour pie crust is not a recipe you’ll want to scroll past.

This grain free, gluten free, vegan, no-roll pastry is the ideal recipe when you’re in a rush, as it’s ready to bake within 10 minutes. The most convenient part about this recipe is that it requires no rolling. Simply whip up the ingredients, form the dough, and you’re ready to bake.

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With only chickpea flour, sea salt, coconut oil, water, and maple syrup as ingredients, this is a super simple recipe that tastes much more impressive than it is to actually make.

Once baked, this pastry turns a beautifully golden brown colour. What’s more, it will fill your home with that delicious fresh pastry smell.

Click here for our best Gluten Free Chickpea Flatbread Recipes

Vegan Paleo Pie Pastry 

Vegan Paleo Pie Pastry 

If you’re looking for a vegan, grain-free pastry that doesn’t compromise on flavour, you’re in for a treat with this vegan paleo pie pastry.

With only five ingredients, this flaky, buttery pastry is sure to impress all of your guests.

Made with blanched almond flour, coconut flour, salt, egg, almond milk, and coconut oil, you won’t believe how similar this pastry tastes to the real deal.

If you don’t want to make it vegan, you can easily substitute the coconut oil for real butter for a truly indulgent eating experience. The choice is yours.

With a total time of 50 minutes, this pastry does take a little while longer to prepare and cook. However, once you’ve tried it for the first time, you’ll wonder why you’ve not made it sooner.

One of the most challenging aspects of being gluten free is eating a healthy range of foods. See our post on Achieving Food Variety (Whilst Remaining Gluten-Free) for more.

In Summary 

Following a grain free diet doesn’t mean that you need to miss out on all the delicious foods that involve pastry. 

I hope this article has helped you, and given you plenty of ideas on how to make grain free pastry.

Most importantly, I hope it’s shown you that you don’t need to feel limited by a grain free diet when you’ve got a few of these recipes at your fingertips.

If you’re ever stuck for inspiration when it comes to making a pie, dessert, quiche, or anything else that requires grain free pastry, make sure that you refer back to this article.

Practice makes perfect. Good luck following our grain free pastry recipes and have fun trying out all the new techniques in this article!

Faye Keenan
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