Rum Butterscotch Cream Pie: Indulgent Low Carb Recipe

A rum and butterscotch cream pie is definitely a treat anytime but when you can indulge and lose weight? Well now, that’s almost unbelievable. The rich, silky filling is covered with a towering drift of vanilla meringue. Each luxurious bite satisfies the most stubborn sweet tooth.

For this recipe you’ll need: sugar free butterscotch instant pudding, rum, heavy cream, cashew milk, sugar free salted caramel syrup, almond meal, butter, egg whites, sugar free sweetener


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Low Carb Rum Butterscotch Cream Pie is piled high with sweet meringue. From Lowcarb-ology.com

My dad used to keep Butter Rum Lifesavers in his pocket at all times. In fact, when I was really little I thought that he had a magic pocket. You know, a pocket that spewed out an endless supply of Lifesavers would be kind of cool to have. Anyway, we spent many hours deep in conversation while Butter Rum Lifesavers melted away in our mouths. Later on my mom started getting the butterscotch disks and he carried them instead. It was the end of an era for me and I never liked those butterscotch disks nearly as much!

At least the conversations were still good.

This rum butterscotch cream pie reminds me of those Butter Rum Lifesavers. It’s rich and creamy with a sweet meringue topping. The crust is a crumbly butter and almond meal mixture that cooks in a minute in the microwave. It’s optional – you’ll save about 2 net carbs if you leave it off.

I use instant pudding a lot. Since I make things in single serving sizes I rarely use an entire package at once. I keep the sugar free pudding mix in covered containers in the pantry, marked with the flavor. That way I can use a teaspoon or whatever as I need to and still have the rest for another day.

With Thanksgiving coming up I thought you’d like a fancy dessert so you didn’t have to fight so hard to stay away from the gooey pecan pie. This individual sized pie looks gorgeous and it truly tastes as good as it looks.

Rum Butterscotch Cream Pie is low carb and gluten free. So easy! From Lowcarb-ology.com

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Torani Sugar Free Salted Caramel Syrup adds flavor and sweetness to the filling. The 5-inch tart pans are perfect for one larger size dessert or to split between two people. They’re microwave safe so you’ll be using them as much as I do!

Nutrition Info

Rum Butterscotch Cream Pie Recipe

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Easy low carb rum butterscotch cream pie is quick and easy. from Lowcarb-ology.com
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Rum Butterscotch Cream Pie

Rich and creamy, this rum butterscotch cream pie is a great dessert for the holidays! For best results use a kitchen torch to brown the meringue. You can use the oven but the cream filling tends to melt by the time the meringue gets brown.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 619
Author Marye

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 2 teaspoons butter melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweetener sugar free
  • 1 tablespoon water if needed

Filling

  • 1 tablespoon butterscotch pudding + 1 teaspoon sugar-free instant
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup cashew milk
  • 1 tablespoon caramel syrup sugar free and salted
  • 1 tablespoon rum

Meringue

  • 2 egg whites room temperature
  • cream of tartar Pinch
  • 2 tablespoons sweetener sugar free
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Crust

  • Mix the almond meal, butter, and sugar free sweetener together.
  • Add a little water if needed to make it hold together.
  • Press in the bottom and up the sides of a single serving sized tart pan.
  • Microwave for 1 minute, or until done.
  • Set aside to cool.

Filling

  • Mix the pudding, the cream, and the cashew milk.
  • Whip until it begins to thicken.
  • Add the caramel syrup and the rum.
  • Continue to whip until thick.
  • Spoon into pie crust.
  • Chill.

Meringue

  • beat the egg whites and cream of tartar together until soft peaks form.
  • Slowly add the sweetener and vanilla while continuing to beat to stiff peaks.

Assembly

  • Swirl the meringue over the pudding.
  • Brown with a kitchen torch.
  • Chill until serving time.

Nutrition

Calories: 619kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 398mg | Potassium: 142mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1125IU | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 1.1mg

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Last Updated 06/15/2019

7 Responses to “Rum Butterscotch Cream Pie: Indulgent Low Carb Recipe”

  1. This sounds yummy Marye! It’s nice having a low sugar option for those who need to watch their sugar intake.

    Reply
    • Thanks! Yep, I find that sometimes I do better by NOT going off my eating plan.

  2. Butterscotch has always been one of my absolute favorite flavors!

    Reply
    • Oh mine too, Kristen

  3. I love this easy low sugar option! Easier to indulge without feeling so stuffed and guilty!!

    Reply
    • Thanks Jocelyn!


  4. This was delicious, but takes longer than 6 minutes to complete!

    Reply

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