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Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe - How to Make Pumpkin Pie
Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe - Learn How to Make Pumpkin Pie
A pumpkin pie recipe is one of my favorite pumpkin recipes. And most people agree. If you're looking for an easy pumpkin pie recipe to learn how to make pumpkin pie, you have found it right here. Not only is this an easy pumpkin pie recipe, but it may be the best pumpkin pie you will ever make!
Pumpkin pie goes hand in hand with autumn, falling leaves, a nip in the air, and of course the holidays Halloween and Thanksgiving. What Thanksgiving recipe list doesn't include pumpkin pie?
One of the best things about this pumpkin pie recipe is that you don't have to run out and buy a bunch of ingredients that you will only use once. If you bake often at all, you probably have most, if not all, of the spices needed. The rest of the ingredients are common, don't cost much, and are easy to find.
So read below and learn how to make pumpkin pie. I bet you won't be buying those small, overpriced pumpkin pies in the grocery store again after you learn how easy this pumpkin pie recipe is, and how delicious it tastes!
Easy Pumpkin Pie Ingredients
- 1 15 oz. can solid pack pumpkin (NOT pumpkin pie filling)
- 1 can sweetened condensed milk (14 oz.)
- 2 eggs
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon allspice
- 1/8 teaspoon cloves
- 1 regular 9 inch unbaked pie shell
(If you don't want to buy all of these spices if you don't already have
them, buy pumpkin pie spice and eliminate the allspice, nutmeg, and
ginger. Use 2 teaspoons of the spice and reduce the cinnamon to 3/4
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How to Make Pumpkin Pie
Easy Pumpkin Pie Directions
The directions for learning how to make pumpkin couldn't be more simple.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit first.
Then just mix everything together, except the pie crust of course, in a large mixing bowl until it's all smooth.
Next, pour the mixture into the unbaked pie crust.
Bake at 425 degrees for fifteen minutes.
Turn oven down to 350. Bake for 40 minutes. Test if pumpkin pie is done by inserting a knife between the center and the edge. If it comes out clean, it is done. If not, return to the oven and test again every 5 minutes until the pie is set.
After removing from the oven, let your homemade pumpkin pie cool before serving. Don't be alarmed if the pie filling falls a bit after it cools. This is fine.
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How to Make Pumpkin Pie - Pumpkin Pie Recipe Tips
To keep the pie crust edges from getting too brown or burning, cover the
edge with aluminum foil. During the last ten minutes of baking time,
remove the foil to allow the crust to get nice and golden brown. Or use a
special pie crust shield just for that purpose.
If you like, serve your pumpkin pie with whipped topping or homemade whipped cream.
One variation is to use a graham crust instead of a plain pie crust.
You can also add 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans. Pour half of them over the unbaked pie crust before adding the pumpkin mixture. Then sprinkle the rest of them over the top of the pie.
One of the best things about pumpkin pie recipes, especially during Thanksgiving when oven space is at a premium, is that it can be made up to 3-4 days ahead and still tastes great. Just be sure to keep it refrigerated.