Pumpkin Pie

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Pumpkin Pie

Difficulty: Beginner Cook Time 40 mins Total Time 40 mins
Cooking Temp: 356  °F Servings: 6
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Description

Pumpkin Pie is a quintessential dessert, especially populara during the autumn months and Thanksgiving celebrations. This traditional pie is a harmonious blend of creamy, spiced pumpkin filling and a flaky, buttery crust. The pie is deeply rooted in North American culinary traditions, evoking a sense of nostalgia and warmth.

The filling of a Pumpkin Pie is made from pureed pumpkin, which is often from canned pumpkin or homemade pumpkin puree. This smooth, velvety base is mixed with eggs, sugar, and a blend of warm spices. These spices give the pie its characteristic flavor profile, which is both comforting and aromatic. Some recipes also include a splash of evaporated milk or cream, adding richness and a creamy texture to the filling.

The crust of a Pumpkin Pie is equally important, providing a crisp and buttery contrast to the smooth filling. It is typically made from a mixture of flour, butter, and a bit of salt and sugar, rolled out and fitted into a pie dish. The crust is pre-baked slightly to prevent it from becoming soggy when the filling is added.

Pumpkin Pie is often served with a generous dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream, enhancing its flavors and adding a touch of indulgence. It can also be garnished with a sprinkle of cinnamon or a drizzle of caramel sauce for added flair.

This dessert is a staple at Thanksgiving dinners and fall gatherings, symbolizing the harvest season and the comfort of home-cooked meals. Its rich, spiced filling and flaky crust make Pumpkin Pie a beloved treat that is enjoyed by many.

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Steam the pumpkin and mash them until smooth. Add in brown sugar, salt, and granulated sugar, mix until sugar dissolves. Add in three eggs, mix until smooth.

  2. Add in vanilla extract, mix until well combined. Add in evaporated milk, mix until smooth.
  3. Pour the batter into the pie pan lined with piecrust (if it is homemade piecrust, you have to blind bake it first).
  4. Preheat the oven to 356℉(180℃), bake for about 40 minutes.
  5. Let the pie cool down on the cooling rack.
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