Pumpkin pie

Pumpkin pie. The most requested dessert at our Thanksgiving table is pumpkin pie.. You can use pumpkin puree from a can or make your own roasted pumpkin puree in the oven.
This pie bakes for just over an hour, first at 425°F and then at 350°F. Partially reducing the temperature, however, will help the pie bake evenly.

Pumpkin pie

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  • DifficultyEasy
  • CostCheap
  • Serving8 people
  • Cooking methodOven
  • CuisineAmerican

Ingredients Pumpkin pie

Pie dough

  • 4 cupsflour (450 g)
  • 2 cupsbutter (250 g)
  • 1/2 cupicing sugar (120 g)
  • 3eggs
  • 1/2 teaspooncinnamon powder

For the filling

  • 3eggs
  • 1/2 cupbrown sugar (100 g)
  • 1/3 cupsugar (white 65 g)
  • 1/2 teaspoonsalt
  • 2 teaspoonscinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoonginger powder
  • 1/4 teaspoonpowder nutmeg
  • 1/4 cupground cloves (powder)
  • 1/2 teaspoongrated lemon peel
  • 2 cupspumpkin puree (200 g)
  • 1/2 cupcream (120 g)
  • 1/2 cupWhipped Cream (100 g )

Preparation Pumpkin pie

Pie dough

  1. Pour the soft butter in the bowl, add the sugar the cinnamon powder and salt, work little with your hands add the eggs , always work quickly.

    Finally add the flour, remove from the bowl and bring the cake base on the work surface to form a ball.

For the filling

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F. ( 220° C )

    If using fresh pumpkin: wash, peel remove seeds and cook for 15 minutes. Allow to cool and then blend.

    It is possible to use ready canned pumpkin

  2. Beat the eggs in a large bowl. Stir in brown sugar, white sugar, salt, spices: cinnamon, ginger powder, nutmeg, cloves ( all powdered ) and lemon zest.

    Add the pumpkin puree. Incorporate until everything is well blended.

  3. Take the formed loaf and roll it out with a rolling pin, line a 22 cm cake pan.

    Prick the base of the cake several times with the tip of a fork.

  4. Pour the pumpkin mixture over the base.

  5. Bake at a high temperature of 425°F ( 220 ° C ) for 15 minutes.

    Lower the temperature to 350°F ( 180° C ) . Bake for 40 minutes. Cake is cooked when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out not wet.

  6. Pumpkin pie

    Let the pumpkin pie cool and then serve with whipped cream.

  7. Pumpkin pie is a North American dessert, made especially for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

    Pumpkin pie consists of a crumbly shell of shortcrust pastry and a soft and delicious filling.

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