Perfect, crustless pumpkin pudding pie makes a lovely low carb pumpkin pie in your Instant Pot or Pressure cooker. This is an easy dump and go dessert.
So it will be the holidays soon, and of course, that means it’s time to start thinking about pumpkin desserts! Also FYI, I am probably the only food blogger in this country that doesn’t have a pumpkin recipe out already. But I have been too busy making other savory dishes this past week, all of which I will post soon.
I wanted something that tasted like pumpkin pie but I honestly can’t be bothered to create a crust. I could probably have come up with some way to do it, but I find the crust interferes with good, pure, pumpkin flavor for me.
So then what it makes is a little bit pudding and a little bit pie, hence the name, Low carb Pumpkin Pie Pudding.
I made this in my Instant pot but of course, you can also bake this in your oven. Cooking it in a pressure cooker with a water bath does lend it a beautiful, smooth texture that’s hard to beat.
TIPS TO ENSURING A SUCCESSFUL LOW CARB PUMPKIN PIE PUDDING
- This is an easy dump and go recipe. Just mix everything in a bowl, cook, chill and serve.
- The hardest thing about this is to ensure that you have greased that pan extremely well. You won’t want to use a springform or push pan because when I tried that, the pudding starts to leak badly and you’ll lose a lot of it. I think you’re better off greasing a baking pan well, letting it cool a bit, and then emptying it out onto a plate.
- Definitely, cover this with a lid or aluminum foil as you do not want moisture/steam going into your dessert. When you remove the lid, be careful you don’t dump that water back into the pudding.
- You really need to chill this dessert, especially if you use Erythritol, which is less likely to produce that cooling effect (or you’re less likely to notice it) in a chilled dessert.
EQUIPMENT YOU MAY NEED TO MAKE THIS INSTANT POT PRESSURE COOKER LOW CARB PUMPKIN PIE PUDDING:
- Instant Pot Mini Duo or Instant Pot 6 quart or Instant Pot 8 Quart
- Measuring cups
- Measuring Spoons
- Cutting Board (my fav one)
- Whisk for mixing
- 6 x 3 baking pan
- Silicone basting brush
- Steamer Rack
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Low Carb Pumpkin Pie Pudding
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- Whisk together the 2 eggs and add all remaining ingredients in the order listed.
- Pour the mixture into the pan.
- In the inner liner of your instant pot or pressure cooker, place 1.5 cups of water.
- Place a steamer rack on top of it and place the pan with the pumpkin mixture on the rack.
- Cover the pan with a silicone lid or aluminum foil.
- Cook for 20 minutes at high pressure, and allow it to release pressure naturally for 10 minutes. Release all remaining pressure.
- Remove lid carefully, not allowing any of the water on the lid to fall back into the pudding.
Chill for 6-8 hours and serve with additional whipped cream. I use this little device for the easiest whipped cream ever.
- See tips for a successful Keto Low Carb Pumpkin Pie pudding in the article above.
- I tried using 2 springform pans, but they both leaked. So I used a baking pan, let the pudding cool a bit, flipped it on one plate, and then back again on another plate so it was right side up.
- As long as you grease the pan well, the pudding will come right out. Just be sure to thump the bottom of the pan when you're trying to get it out.