Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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It’s that time of year! October is drawing to a close. Here for your enjoyment, a simple pumpkin pie recipe from Festivals, Family and Food. Tasty!


1 unbaked pastry shell
15 oz pumpkin purée
3 eggs, slightly beaten
8 oz sugar
half a teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
a quarter teaspoon cloves
half a teaspoon nutmeg
half a teaspoon ginger
1 cup top of the milk or evaporated milk
juice and rind of lemon

Prepare pie crust. Combine eggs, sugar, salt, spices and lemon and beat well. Blend in pumpkin. Add milk and blend well. Turn in to pie crust. Bake in hot oven (450F, Reg. 8) for 10 minutes, then reduce heat and bake at 350F (Reg. 4) for 40-45 minutes. Pie is done when tested by inserting a knife to see if it comes out clean (test centre). Serve with whipped cream!