Yummy Pumpkin Pie

    Yummy Pumpkin Pie

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    9hr30min


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    About this recipe: A yummy pie made with pumpkin, perfect for Halloween.

    ixmaybexugly Lancashire, England, UK

    Ingredients
    Serves: 5 

    • 425g chopped pumpkin flesh
    • 1 packet ready rolled shortcrust pastry
    • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 pinch of nutmeg
    • 1 pinch of allspice
    • 95g dark brown sugar
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 1 medium egg
    • 30ml cream

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:8hr setting  ›  Ready in:9hr30min 

    1. Pre-heat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Steam chopped pumpkin for approximately 30 minutes and leave to cool slightly.
    3. Place ready rolled pastry in a pie dish, cover with a disk shape of baking parchment and cover with dried beans or lentils; blind bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Take out and leave to cool.
    4. Blend or mash the steamed pumpkin into a purée.
    5. Add the cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and dark brown sugar to the pumpkin mixture and stir.
    6. Whisk the egg and egg yolk in a bowl and add to the mixture along with the cream.
    7. Fill the pastry case in the pie dish with the pumpkin mixture. Lower the oven to 160 C / Gas 3 and bake the pie for 35 minutes.
    8. When cooked leave pumpkin mixture to set. And when cool put in fridge overnight to continue to set.

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    so tasty and easy! - 25 Oct 2012

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