Mom's Special Pumpkin Pie

Lucille Hoerle

By
@hoerlel

My mother-in-law made this pie for every holiday and we all loved it. She had seven children and each child brought along a spouse for dinner, so she had to make quite a few pies to satisfy all of us.

I have made this pie over the years and even those that do not care for pumpkin pie love this since it is spicy and not too "pumpkiny".


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This creamy pumpkin pie recipe is very easy and will not disappoint anyone during the holiday season. It's a simple old-fashioned recipe full of pumpkin spices without being overpowering. Top with a little whipped cream... yummy. One great recipe from Lucille's mother-in-law!

Ingredients

3/4 c
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
ginger
1/4 tsp
cloves
1 1/2 c
pureed pumpkin (not pumpkin filling), 15 oz. can
1 1/2 c
evaporated milk, 15 oz. can
1
lightly beaten egg
2 Tbsp
dark molasses
1
deep dish 9" unbaked pie crust

Step-By-Step

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1Preheat oven to 450. Mix pumpkin, molasses, evaporated milk, and brown sugar.

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2Add beaten egg.

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3Slowly add flour.

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4Add spices.

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5Pour mixture into pie crust.

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6Bake 15 minutes at 450 and 40 minutes at 325.

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7Let cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #spices, #pumpkin