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.

Enjoy!

Crust

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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.