How To Bake The Humble Pumpkin Pie

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Maybe you have decided to ditch the classic turkey for thanksgiving this year, or maybe you are swapping the mashed potatoes for some sweet potatoes mash. But here’s something you can’t not have on your Thanksgiving table – a pie, especially a pumpkin pie! And yes, you can have your pick of which pie goes best with your menu, because pies are what bake the world a better place.

But if you have your heart set on the classic pumpkin pie, we got you covered. This humble yet decadent pie is all set to be the star of your thanksgiving and then the entire pumpkin season, or all year round if you like.

How to Bake a Pumpkin Pie?

Pumpkin pies are deliciously simple and yet there’s so much that could go wrong. An underbaked crust, a runny custard, and some stuff of a pie fan’s nightmares. But here’s a recipe to take care of all that. May your pie be exactly the way you like! Go ahead, bake away!

Two small pumpkins besides a whipped cream topped pumpkin pie

Pumpkin Pie

While nobody can stop you from having this pie anytime you want, thanksgiving is a time you definitely want the most beautiful and yummy pumpkin pie to be on the table along with the rest of the spread. Here's a recipe that will help you do just that!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin, pumpkin pie
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Resting Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Author: Prachee

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • Take the refrigerated pie crust and spread it carefully onto the pie mold. To give it the 'homemade' touch, tuck the spillover dough inside and flute the edges.
  • Once set as desired, cover the sheet with parchment paper and pie weights. Place it in the middle of the oven for 30 minutes, or lesser if you desire a more chewy consistency. 
  • Once done, remove the weights and the paper and set aside to cool. While the crust is cooling, prepare the pumpkin filling for the pie.
  • Add the canned pumpkin, brown sugar, and eggs to a bowl and start mixing them together.
  • To this mixture, add the rest of the ingredients and bring them together by mixing.
  • Pour this into the pie crust and spread it evenly.
  • Preheat oven to 325° F and set the pie in the middle of the oven for about 40-50 minutes.
  • To check the doneness of the pie, make sure it is a bit jelly-like at the center when you are taking it out.
  • Let it cool. Top with whipped cream, if desired.
    White and orange pumpkins and spices in the background of a slice of pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream

Notes

This recipe is meant to ease your pie troubles. If you are not a fan of store-bought crust dough or canned pumpkin, it is absolutely fine to make your own dough or use fresh pumpkin mash instead.

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Prachee is a content writer for Organic Facts and is responsible for writing on the latest wellness trends. A former Journalism & Media teacher, she prides herself on being able to seamlessly dabble between health, science, and technology. She has completed her Masters in Communication Studies from the University of Pune, India as well as an online course on “Introduction to Food and Health” from Stanford University, US. Prachee fancies herself to be a poet and a cook when the rare lightning of inspiration strikes.

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