Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is a favourite at my family’s holiday tables. It’s great with whipped cream or on your own. Serve with coffee or tea.



5 cups flour

3 tbsp brown sugar

1 tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder

1 lb vegetable shortening (cold)

1 egg

2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

cold water to make a cup of liquid

Mix 5 ingredients.  In a cup add egg, vinegar, and water to combine. 

Fold wet ingredients into shortening mixture.

  Shape in disks and refrigerate for at least an hour.

Pumpkin mixture

1 cup pumpkin

3/4 cup sugar

1 cup milk

2 eggs

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp ginger

pinch of salt

Pour ingredients into a rolled out pie shell from the crust made above. 

Bake in a 450 degree Fahrenheit oven for 10 minutes. 

Lower heat to 350 degrees and bake for an addition 35 minutes or until centre of pie is firm.

Try Pumpkin Cinnamon Muffins.

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