Whether it's for the Thanksgiving feast or just an everyday dessert treat, pumpkin pie is a favorite fall after dinner sweet.
Topped with cream or eaten plain, flavored with ginger, maple or just a bit of honey and cinnamon the custardy pumpkin filling is a fall tradition that bridges the generation gap.
The secret to a really great pumpkin pie recipe is a perfect mix of spices, such as cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, that give pumpkin pie its spicy goodness.
Easy pumpkin pie recipe
1 16 ounce can pumpkin puree
1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon prepared pumpkin pie spice
mix (cinnamon, ginger, cloves, allspice and nutmeg)
1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, pumpkin puree, sweetened condensed milk, and pumpkin pie spice and mix until smooth and creamy.
3. Place pie crust in a 9-inch pie dish and pour pumpkin mixture into the crust.
4. Place pie on a baking sheet and bake for 35 to 40 minutes.
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hours in the fridge, produces one of the top recipes for pumpkin
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cracker crust - if you want to use regular pie crusts just
brown them before you add the filling.