Everybody knows that the desserts are always the best part of the holidays, right?? But what if you’re watching your weight? Or what if you just need to indulge in something with a little less sugar? Not to worry! We have the perfect solution for you and your guests!
What if we told you there was a simple way to lighten up all of your favorite holiday desserts? How about with reduced sugar and reduced calories? It’s totally possible! From cookies to cupcakes to apple crisp to pumpkin pie, you can reduce the sugar content of any of your favorite baked goods with Truvia® product! We’re absolutely loving that it’s possible to keep holiday sweets on the table, without the high sugar content.
Today, we’re thrilled to show you how to make a traditional Pumpkin Pie, but we’ve lightened it up using Truvia® product. This Pumpkin Pie has 18% fewer calories and 67% less sugar than a full-sweetened, traditional version of Pumpkin Pie. With only 8 simple ingredients, this Pumpkin Pie recipe offers a wonderfully easy dessert to serve to your holiday guests.
We gave this Pumpkin Pie recipe a try at the BFFF Headquarters, and we may never think of pie the same way again! It tasted every bit like the traditional Pumpkin Pie everybody knows and loves at Thanksgiving time, and we certainly couldn’t believe it was less calories and sugar than your average Pumpkin Pie. Talk about a win-win!
PUMPKIN PIE WITH TRUVIA® BAKING BLEND
-Pastry Shell for 9″ Pie
-1 Can (15 oz.) Pumpkin
-1 Can (12 oz.) Evaporated Fat Free Milk
-1/3 C Truvia® Baking Blend
-1 Tsp Vanilla
-1 1/2 Tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
-1/8 Tsp Salt
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Prepare your desired pastry crust.
- Mix pumpkin, milk, and eggs until blended. Add additional ingredients and mix until uniform.
- Add mixture into prepared pastry crust.
- Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
- Cool completely on wire rack.
- Add whipped topping if desired.
Do you have a brilliant idea for sharing sweets with less sugar? A favorite holiday cookie or cupcake recipe to share? Or maybe your favorite Thanksgiving dessert? Then we’d love for you to enter the #HealthierHolidays Baking Sweepstakes with Truvia®!
Truvia® natural sweetener is a great tasting, zero-calorie sweetener made with the best tasting part of the stevia leaf. One packet provides the same sweetness as two teaspoons of sugar, and is great in coffee, tea, or even your morning grapefruit. The sweetener is available in 40-, 80- and 140-count boxes, and in a spoonable jar. Truvia® Baking Blend blends Truvia® natural sweetener and sugar to provide a sugar-like taste and texture for recipes, with 75% fewer calories than sugar. For more info, check out Truvia.com/recipes or our Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and YouTube channels.