Charleston pumpkin pie

Charleston pumpkin pie


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About this recipe: A classic pumkin pie recipe from the American South. Use pumpkin puree from a tin or cook and mash a fresh pumpkin.

ThePumpkinQueen Sussex, England, UK

Makes: 1 pumpkin pie

  • 250g stewed pumpkin
  • 220g dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 470ml milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine
  • 1 (23cm) pastry case

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
  2. Put the pumpkin in a bowl, add sugar and seasonings and mix well. Add lightly beaten eggs and milk. Stir in melted butter. Pour into the pastry case.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 5 minutes. Lower heat to 180 C / Gas 4 and bake for about 45 minutes until filling is set. (A knife inserted in centre will come out clean when the middle is done.) Serve thoroughly cold.

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