Sara's Silky Pumpkin Pie


Sweetened condensed milk is what gives this pumpkin pie its silken texture. When mixing ingredients for the filling, mix just enough to combine thoroughly. If bubbles form, it is time to stop mixing.

Sara's Silky Pumpkin Pie
Photo: Peter Frank Edwards
Prep Time:
35 mins
Bake Time:
50 mins
Cool Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 25 mins
1 9-inch pie


  • 3 large eggs

  • cup sugar

  • 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk

  • 1 ½ cup cooked pumpkin puree or one 15-ounce can pumpkin

  • 3 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted and cooled

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • Salt

  • 1 prebaked 9-inch pie shell


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, condensed milk, pumpkin, and better to thoroughly combine.

  2. In a small bowl, mix together flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and a pinch of salt; stir into pumpkin mixture.

  3. Pour pumpkin filling into pie shell. lace filled pie tin on rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, until filling is set around edges and slightly loose in center. Cool on wire rack for 1 hour. Cover and refrigerated with 2 hours.

Pumpkin Puree:

Cut one small pie pumpkin in half; scoop out seeds. Place pumpkin, cut side down, on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake at 400°F for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until soft. Scoop flesh from pumpkin into a bowl. Mash pumpkin with a potato masher.


Preheat oven to 450° F. Prepare pastry as directed. Line chilled pastry with a double thickness of foil. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes more or until golden. Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

364 Calories
16g Fat
48g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 364
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 141.4mg 11%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 284mg 6%
Folate, total 52.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
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.

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