There is something about soaring temperatures that zaps my energy and dulls my desire to turn on an oven. It does nothing, however, to dull my appetite for delicious desserts.
I am all for icy cold watermelon slices and fresh cherries for summertime desserts but every once in a while I crave pie.
This gluten-free, nut-free, no-bake pie uses only a handful of ingredients. It is quick to prepare and your freezer does most of the work.
I just mix up some nut-free peanut butter substitute – I use crunchy for some texture but you could also use creamy – with a little cream, vanilla and powdered sugar. Then I fold in some whipped cream, put the mixture into a gluten free crust with a layer of chocolate and then into the freezer for a couple hours.
This pie is not only easy, it also happens to look pretty fancy schmancy.
Part of the reason it looks so fancy is because