Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie!
So here is the recipe! :)
2 cups of Pumpkin Puree, 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar, 1/3 cup white sugar, 1/2 tsp salt, 2 eggs plus yolk of third egg, 2 tsp of cinnamon, 1 tsp of ground ginger, 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg, 1/4 ground cloves, 1/2 tsp of lemon zest, and 1 pie crust.
How to make Pumpkin Puree:
Buy a regular pumpkin at any of your local grocery stores, cut off the stem and scrape out the insides and cut into sections (the part of the pumpkin you carve), steam in a double steamer for about 15 minutes until it is really soft, scoop the pulp from the skin. Put the pulp into a blender and blend until smooth.
1. preheat oven to 425 F;
2. Mix sugars, salt, spices, lemon zest in a large bowl. Beat eggs, add. Stir in pumpkin puree and cream. Whisk together.
3. Pour into pie crust, bake at 425 F for 15 min. After 15 mins reduce temperature to 350 F. Bake 40-50 minutes.
4. Cool for 2 hours
5. Add some delicious whipped cream when served!
Posted by GAITANNICOLE at 3:09 PM