Delicious Homemade Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie



Delicious homemade pumpkin pie

Beautiful homemade pumpkin pie, made from scratch with a richer more intense flavor. Everyone has got a pumpkin pie recipe they love and this one is mine. It is so easy to make and so delicious. I have tried the classic one and made my own with pumpkin custard that is sweetened and just lightly spiced, baked until creamy with a crispy homemade pie crust.
Pumpkin pie

Ingredients:

Crust:

  • 14 oz (400gr) white flour
  • 8 oz (250gr) butter
  • 1 medium egg

Filling:

  • 2 lbs pumpkin cleaned, peeled and cut on cubes
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 7 oz (200gr) sugar
  • 8 fl.oz (200ml) neutral heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • pinch of salt

Pumpkin pie

Preparation:

  1. First prepare the pumpkin puree. Clean and cut the pumpkin in small squares. Put in a pot with boiling water and boil the pumpkin until fully tender. Drain the water and with a stick blender make the pumpkin puree.

pumpkin pie puree

  1. Prepare the crust. In a large bowl sift the flour, add the soften butter cut on small cubes and mix until crumble-like. Then add 1egg (slightly beaten) I make the dough. Shape the pastry into a ball, wrap in a plastic wrap and set in a fridge for 50min.
  2. Prepare a 10” (26cm) spring-form pan lined with parchment paper on the bottom and spread the rolled pastry on the bottom and the sides.
  3. Bake the crust for 20 min in a preheated oven at 400° F (200° C). While baking put something heavy on top of the pastry (like a pot) so that the pastry doesn`t rise and stay flat.
  4. In the pumpkin puree that we previously prepared add 2 beaten eggs, the sugar cream, and the spices and mix all the ingredients.
  5. Add the pumpkin filling into the baked pie pastry and bake in the heated oven for 60min on 350° F (180° C).
  6. Place pie on cooling rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  7. Optional is to use whipped cream before serving. I used slightly toasted pumpkin seeds and sprinkle them over the pie and little chopped walnuts.

 

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