Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie

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I never realized how easy it can be to make pumpkin pie from scratch. I will never go back to store bought again. The best pumpkins to use are sugar pumpkins. Just cut your pumpkin in half, scoop out the seeds and insides and roast at 350F for about an hour then once it's cooled off a bit you can scoop out the flesh and puree it.

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2 c
pumpkin puree
1 1/2 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/3 c
white sugar
1/2 tsp
whole eggs
egg yolk
2 tsp
1 tsp
ground ginger
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp
ground clove
1/2 tsp
ground cardamon
1/2 tsp
lemon zest
pie crust shell


1Preheat oven to 425 oF
2Mix sugars, salt, spices and lemon zest in large bowl. Beat eggs and add to the bowl. Stir in the pumpkin puree. Stir in the cream. Whisk all together until well incorporated.
3Pour into pie shell and bake for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes reduce temperature to 375 oF and bake 40-50 minutes, or until knife inserted near the centre comes out clean.
4Cool on wire rack for 2 hours

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies