Traditional Pumpkin Pie

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

If you prepare two different desserts for a holiday dinner, one should be this pumpkin pie!

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • In a bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in shortening until crumbly. Sprinkle with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Divide dough in half. On a floured surface, roll out each portion to fit a 9-in. pie plate. Place pastry in plates; trim pastry (set the scraps aside if leaf cutouts are desired) and flute edges. Set shells aside.
  • For filling, beat eggs in a mixing bowl. Add pumpkin, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, cloves, nutmeg and ginger; beat just until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Pour into pastry shells.
  • Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees; bake 40-45 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on wire racks.
  • If desired, cut pastry scraps with a 1-in. leaf-shaped cookie cutter; place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Place on baked pies.

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