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Fresh Pumpkin Pie: 1997 Country Cookbook

Updated on February 2, 2015

Do you use fresh pumpkin to make your pie? Try this country recipe.

This recipe comes from a small-town cookbook created from local recipes to celebrate the centennial of the community (1897-1997) by the Carrollton Community Club, Carrollton, Iowa, p. 142.

The photo image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pumpkin_pie

Pumpkin pie on table
Pumpkin pie on table
Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 1 hour 5 min
Ready in: 1 hour 25 min
Yields: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 c. chopped fresh pumpkin
  • 1/2 c. whipped cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2/3 c. brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 tsp. cloves
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. allspice
  • 1/8 tsp. ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 (9in) unbaked pie shell

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Slice outer skin off pumpkin and chop in cubes. Chunks can be frozen in bags and skin cut later (very easy after freezing). Blend all ingredients in blender until smooth. Pour into shell. Bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes. Lower temperature to 275 degrees. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until knife comes out clean.
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      kcsantos 5 years ago

      Will definitely try it! Thanks

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @terrilevinee: Certainly hope it works for you! ;-)

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      terrilevinee 5 years ago

      It looks like delicious and I really love to it Pumpkin Pie very yummy

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @anonymous: Enjoy! ;-)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I do enjoy pumpkin pie. Very nice recipe.

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Deadicated LM: My pleasure. I'd like a piece of pumpkin pie right now! ;-)

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      Deadicated LM 5 years ago

      Yum, my favorite; thanks for sharing the recipe ;-)

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @KyraB: Thank you for liking my Fresh Pumpkin lens! ;-)

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      KyraB 5 years ago

      I make pumpkin pie very thanksgiving. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Rosaquid: It is time. Thank you for your comment! ;-)

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      Rosaquid 5 years ago

      My husband's favorite! I'll have to make one soon. Thanks!

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @WriterJanis2: For sure... enjoy when you can! ;-)

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      WriterJanis2 5 years ago

      We're coming into the perfect time of year for pumpkin pie!

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