Homemade Pumpkin Pie

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Ingredients

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  • homemade pie crust (my recipe here)
  • pumpkin pie pumpkin (2 cups cooked pumpkin)
  • 1 1/2 cups evaporated milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • heavy whipping cream for topping

Instructions

Preparing and Cooking Pumpkin

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Rinse pumpkin and cut in half. Scoop out pumpkin seeds (great little snack if you clean and bake the seeds).
  3. Place pumpkin halves into baking dish, and fill bottom with water.
  4. Bake for 50 minutes or until fork inserted is tender.
  5. Scoop out insides and blend in mixer until pureed.

Pie

  1. Prepare pie crust and line pie pan.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. In a large bowl combine brown sugar, salt, flour, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice. In a small bowl combine cooked pumpkin, evaporated milk, and eggs. Mix wet ingredients into dry.
  4. Pour filling into prepared crust.
  5. Bake for 55-60 minutes or until set. 
  6. Enjoy served with homemade whipped cream on top! 
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