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.

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Ingredients

Directions

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

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

  • 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.

BAKED PIE SHELL:

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

364 calories, (9 g saturated fat, 1 g polyunsaturated fat, 5 g monounsaturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 190 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 31 g sugar, 8 g protein.

Reviews (4)

52 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 26
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 6
Rating: 5 stars
10/12/2018
I have been making this pie for years and my family loves it! I make this pie for my son's birthday because he loves it so much. It is easy to make and so creamy. We love the taste. This is the only pie I will ever make!
Rating: 5 stars
11/22/2017
We truly enjoyed the pie and was impressed that a little change can make a difference. As for the person who doesn¿t know when to add the butter. Really? Mistakes are made every day in typing, etc. If you couldn¿t understand that the word ¿better¿ was mistyped for butter then you didn¿t need to make the pie anyway.
Rating: 4 stars
04/05/2017
Great. Substituted milk and sugar for condensed milk. Made the pie creamy and delicious beyond words. the pie did not last the day.
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Rating: Unrated
11/21/2016
Presumably "better" is "butter" ..    I started to make it and realised  there were no insturctions when to add the "butter"