Nov 21, 2016

Classic Pumpkin Pie Recipe


This is my first attempt in making and eating a pumpkin pie. I am telling you, this is a must try pie atleast once in a life time. it is too good to resist. I am sure everyone who eats this will love it for sure.



I am in a whole thanskgiving mood and cooking up a storm for this thanksgiving. I am trying to cover as much recipe as i can and this was my first recipe on the list. 



Recipes for Thanksgiving:
Pecan Pie
Cranberry Sauce
Turkey Gravy
Chicken and Leek PIe
Pear Cherry Crumble
Mango Crumble
Apple Pie
Pineapple Pie
Banoffee Pie
Apple Galette
Apple Crumble

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.



Preparation Time : 15 mins
Baking Time : 50 to 60 mins
Makes: One 9 Inch Pie
Serves - 8 to 9 slices

Ingredients:


Basic Shortcrust Pastry - 1 batch (RECIPE HERE)


For Filling:


Sugar - 3/4 cup

Salt - 1/2 tsp
Eggs - 2
Cinnamon Powder - 1 tsp
Cloves Powder - 1/4 tsp
Ginger Powder - 1/2 tsp
Milk or Cream - 1 cup
Pumpkin Puree - 1 3/4 cup

(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)


Method:


Preheat oven to 220 degree C / 425 degree F..


Start by making the pie crust and chill it for atleast 30 mins. Now roll it between two sheets of plastic wrap and line a pie plate, slice of the excess and pop this in fridge till needed.


Mix all ingredients given for filling and pour it into the pie pan.


Bake this for 15 mins, then reduce the temparature to 180 degree C / 350 degree C and bake for 40 to 45 mins.


Remove it and set aside for 30 mins to cool down.


Now pop it in fridge for a good 2 hours before slicing.


Slice and serve.


Pictorial:
This is your basic pie crust. FOLLOW THIS RECIPE

take the dough out and place it between two sheets
of plastic wrap
roll it out between the plastic sheet, this helps
in easy rolling


place the tart pan over it, the rolled pastry should be
bigger than the tart pan


Remove the top layer of plastic wrap, and invert the
pastry over the tart, using the help of cling wrap


dont strech the pastry..just line the tart pan slowly..


once it is line..


remove the plastic wrap..


cut off the excess pastry 




now this is one beautifully lined pie plate. pop this in fridge 
for few hours
take ingredients for filling


Take two eggs in a bowl


add sugar


add pumpkin puree


add spices and salt


add milk or cream


mix well


take pie plate from fridge


pour the filling in


bake till done


remove from oven and let it cool


chill for few hours


Slice and serve



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