Recipes and Cooking Chai-Spiced Pumpkin Pie Be the first to rate & review! Made-from-scratch pies are always worth the effort. For this pie recipe we took classic pumpkin pie, but infused chai spices for a new flavor dimension classic pumpkin pie can't beat. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on October 14, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Brie Passano Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 1 hrs Cool Time: 1 hrs Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 8 slices Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 recipe Pastry for Single-Crust Pie 1 15 ounce can pumpkin ¾ cup packed brown sugar 2 teaspoon Chai Spice Blend or purchased chai spice 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon salt 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 ½ cup half-and-half 1 recipe Sweetened Whipped Cream (optional) Sweetened Whipped Cream 1 cup whipping cream 2 tablespoon sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla ¼ teaspoon Chai Spice Blend or purchased chai spice Pastry for a Single-Crust Pie 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup shortening or lard ¼ cup butter, cut up, or shortening or lard ¼ cup ice water Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. Prepare and roll out Pastry for Single-Crust Pie. Line a 9-inch pie plate with pastry circle and trim. Crimp edge as desired. Do not prick pastry. Line pastry with a double thickness of foil. Bake 15 minutes. Remove foil. Meanwhile, for filling, in a large bowl combine next five ingredients (through salt). Add eggs; beat lightly with a fork until combined. Gradually stir in half-and-half just until combined. Place baked pastry shell on oven rack; pour filling into pastry shell. To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of pie loosely with foil. Bake 20 minutes. Remove foil. Bake 25 to 30 minutes more or until a knife comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack 1 hour. Cover and chill within 2 hours. If desired, serve with Sweetened Whipped Cream. Sweetened Whipped Cream In a chilled bowl combine whipping cream, sugar, vanilla, and chai spice. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl). Pastry for a Single-Crust Pie In a medium bowl, stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening and butter until pieces are pea size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the ice water over part of the flour mixture; toss gently with a fork. Push moistened dough to side of bowl. Repeat with additional ice water, 1 tablespoon at a time (1/4 to 1/3 cup total), until all of the flour mixture is moistened. Gather mixture into a ball, kneading gently until it holds together. Chai Spice Blend In a bowl combine 1 tsp. finely ground fennel seeds, 1 tsp. ground cloves, 2 tsp. ground cardamom, 1 tsp. ground ginger, 1 tsp. ground cinnamon, dash freshly ground pepper. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 449 Calories 25g Fat 49g Carbs 8g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 449 % Daily Value * Total Fat 25g 32% Saturated Fat 13g 65% Cholesterol 158mg 53% Sodium 400mg 17% Total Carbohydrate 49g 18% Total Sugars 25g Protein 8g Vitamin C 3mg 15% Calcium 111.1mg 9% Iron 2.5mg 14% Potassium 274mg 6% Fatty acids, total trans 1g Folate, total 64.5mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.