Homemade Fresh Pumpkin Pie

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This homemade pumpkin pie recipe uses fresh pumpkin, which is a little more work than our classic pumpkin pie but it's truly well worth it.

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Prep Time

30 min

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Cook Time

40 min

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Wait Time

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Homemade Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients

Serves 8
8 servings Serves

Instructions

Step 1

First make some fresh mashed pumpkin for the pie filling. Half the pumpkin, skin on. Next scoop out the seeds. Then cut pumpkin into chunks.

First make some fresh mashed pumpkin for the pie filling. Half the pumpkin, skin on. Next scoop out the seeds. Then cut pumpkin into chunks.

Step 2

Steam pumpkin in a steaming tray till the pumpkin becomes soft and tender, about 20 minutes.

Steam pumpkin in a steaming tray till the pumpkin becomes soft and tender, about 20 minutes.

Step 3

Using a spoon, scoop the soft and tender pumpkin from the skin.

Using a spoon, scoop the soft and tender pumpkin from the skin.

Step 4

Mashed the pumpkin till smooth.

Mashed the pumpkin till smooth.

Step 5

To make this flavorful pumpkin pie, first preheat oven to 200 degree C ( 400 degree F ). Place wire rack in middle of oven.

To make this flavorful pumpkin pie, first preheat oven to 200 degree C ( 400 degree F ). Place wire rack in middle of oven.

Step 6

Prepare ingredients to make the pie crust.

Prepare ingredients to make the pie crust.

Step 7

Add in salt into the flour in a large bowl.

Add in salt into the flour in a large bowl.

Step 8

Stir the flour and salt together. This recipe makes just one 9 inch pie.

Stir the flour and salt together. This recipe makes just one 9 inch pie.

Step 9

Add shortening to the flour.

Add shortening to the flour.

Step 10

Using a pastry cutter or 2 knives, cut the shortening into the flour until it resembles coarse crumbs.

Using a pastry cutter or 2 knives, cut the shortening into the flour until it resembles coarse crumbs.

Step 11

Add ICE cold water, one tablespoon at a time into the flour mixture.

Add ICE cold water, one tablespoon at a time into the flour mixture.

Step 12

Stir the dough after each addition until it's just moist enough to hold together.

Stir the dough after each addition until it's just moist enough to hold together.

Step 13

With lightly floured hand, shape the dough into a ball.

With lightly floured hand, shape the dough into a ball.

Step 14

Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface.

Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface.

Step 15

Roll the dough out to 1/8 of an inch thick and 1 1/2 inch larger than a 9 inch pie pan.

Roll the dough out to 1/8 of an inch thick and 1 1/2 inch larger than a 9 inch pie pan.

Step 16

Gently roll the dough around the rolling pin.

Gently roll the dough around the rolling pin.

Step 17

Then transfer onto the pie pan. Unroll, easing the dough into the bottom of the pie pan.

Then transfer onto the pie pan. Unroll, easing the dough into the bottom of the pie pan.

Step 18

Trim the edges with a pair of scissors, leaving enough dough to crimple or tuck the edges.

Trim the edges with a pair of scissors, leaving enough dough to crimple or tuck the edges.

Step 19

Tuck the edges well and the pie crust is ready.

Tuck the edges well and the pie crust is ready.

Step 20

Then prepare ingredients to make the pie filling.

Then prepare ingredients to make the pie filling.

Step 21

Place the mashed cooked fresh pumpkin into a bowl of a stand mixer.

Place the mashed cooked fresh pumpkin into a bowl of a stand mixer.

Step 22

Then add the evaporated milk.

Then add the evaporated milk.

Step 23

And the beaten egg.

And the beaten egg.

Step 24

Next add the packed brown sugar.

Next add the packed brown sugar.

Step 25

Then add the ground ginger.

Then add the ground ginger.

Step 26

Followed by ground cinnamon.

Followed by ground cinnamon.

Step 27

And the nutmeg.

And the nutmeg.

Step 28

Lastly the salt.

Lastly the salt.

Step 29

Mix well on medium speed.

Mix well on medium speed.

Step 30

When the batter is well mixed, pour it into the prepared crust.

When the batter is well mixed, pour it into the prepared crust.

Step 31

Lightly tap the pan on the work surface to release air bubbles.

Lightly tap the pan on the work surface to release air bubbles.

Step 32

Bake pie in 200 C (400 F) preheated oven for 10 mins. Then reduce heat to 180 degree C (350F). Continue to bake for 30 mins or till just set in centre

Bake pie in 200 C (400 F) preheated oven for 10 mins. Then reduce heat to 180 degree C (350F). Continue to bake for 30 mins or till just set in centre

Step 33

To check for fineness, insert a knife into the filling about 1 inch from the crust and it should come out clean.

To check for fineness, insert a knife into the filling about 1 inch from the crust and it should come out clean.

Step 34

Cool the pumpkin pie completely on a wire rack, about 2 hours before serving.

Cool the pumpkin pie completely on a wire rack, about 2 hours before serving.

Step 35

Note that the pumpkin pie will come out of the oven all puffed up and will deflate as it cools.

Note that the pumpkin pie will come out of the oven all puffed up and will deflate as it cools.

Step 36

And you're done! Once the pie has cooled to room temperature, cut into slices.

And you're done! Once the pie has cooled to room temperature, cut into slices.

Step 37

This fresh pumpkin pie tastes so delicious even when served plain.

This fresh pumpkin pie tastes so delicious even when served plain.

Step 38

It tastes even better when topped with whipped cream.

It tastes even better when topped with whipped cream.

Step 39

And a drizzle of ground cinnamon over it.

And a drizzle of ground cinnamon over it.

Step 40

These delicious traditional pumpkin pie dessert will surely make the perfect ending to a Thanksgiving feast. SO ... ENJOY!

These delicious traditional pumpkin pie dessert will surely make the perfect ending to a Thanksgiving feast. SO ... ENJOY!

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Homemade Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Homemade Fresh Pumpkin Pie

By huangkitchen

This homemade pumpkin pie recipe uses fresh pumpkin, which is a little more work than our classic pumpkin pie but it's truly well worth it.

Prep Time

30 min

Cook Time

40 min

Wait Time

--

Ingredients

Serves 8

Instructions

First make some fresh mashed pumpkin for the pie filling. Half the pumpkin, skin on. Next scoop out the seeds. Then cut pumpkin into chunks.

Step 1

First make some fresh mashed pumpkin for the pie filling. Half the pumpkin, skin on. Next scoop out the seeds. Then cut pumpkin into chunks.

Steam pumpkin in a steaming tray till the pumpkin becomes soft and tender, about 20 minutes.

Step 2

Steam pumpkin in a steaming tray till the pumpkin becomes soft and tender, about 20 minutes.

Using a spoon, scoop the soft and tender pumpkin from the skin.

Step 3

Using a spoon, scoop the soft and tender pumpkin from the skin.

Mashed the pumpkin till smooth.

Step 4

Mashed the pumpkin till smooth.

To make this flavorful pumpkin pie, first preheat oven to 200 degree C ( 400 degree F ). Place wire rack in middle of oven.

Step 5

To make this flavorful pumpkin pie, first preheat oven to 200 degree C ( 400 degree F ). Place wire rack in middle of oven.

Prepare ingredients to make the pie crust.

Step 6

Prepare ingredients to make the pie crust.

Add in salt into the flour in a large bowl.

Step 7

Add in salt into the flour in a large bowl.

Stir the flour and salt together. This recipe makes just one 9 inch pie.

Step 8

Stir the flour and salt together. This recipe makes just one 9 inch pie.

Add shortening to the flour.

Step 9

Add shortening to the flour.

Using a pastry cutter or 2 knives, cut the shortening into the flour until it resembles coarse crumbs.

Step 10

Using a pastry cutter or 2 knives, cut the shortening into the flour until it resembles coarse crumbs.

Add ICE cold water, one tablespoon at a time into the flour mixture.

Step 11

Add ICE cold water, one tablespoon at a time into the flour mixture.

Stir the dough after each addition until it's just moist enough to hold together.

Step 12

Stir the dough after each addition until it's just moist enough to hold together.

With lightly floured hand, shape the dough into a ball.

Step 13

With lightly floured hand, shape the dough into a ball.

Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface.

Step 14

Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface.

Roll the dough out to 1/8 of an inch thick and 1 1/2 inch larger than a 9 inch pie pan.

Step 15

Roll the dough out to 1/8 of an inch thick and 1 1/2 inch larger than a 9 inch pie pan.

Gently roll the dough around the rolling pin.

Step 16

Gently roll the dough around the rolling pin.

Then transfer onto the pie pan. Unroll, easing the dough into the bottom of the pie pan.

Step 17

Then transfer onto the pie pan. Unroll, easing the dough into the bottom of the pie pan.

Trim the edges with a pair of scissors, leaving enough dough to crimple or tuck the edges.

Step 18

Trim the edges with a pair of scissors, leaving enough dough to crimple or tuck the edges.

Tuck the edges well and the pie crust is ready.

Step 19

Tuck the edges well and the pie crust is ready.

Then prepare ingredients to make the pie filling.

Step 20

Then prepare ingredients to make the pie filling.

Place the mashed cooked fresh pumpkin into a bowl of a stand mixer.

Step 21

Place the mashed cooked fresh pumpkin into a bowl of a stand mixer.

Then add the evaporated milk.

Step 22

Then add the evaporated milk.

And the beaten egg.

Step 23

And the beaten egg.

Next add the packed brown sugar.

Step 24

Next add the packed brown sugar.

Then add the ground ginger.

Step 25

Then add the ground ginger.

Followed by ground cinnamon.

Step 26

Followed by ground cinnamon.

And the nutmeg.

Step 27

And the nutmeg.

Lastly the salt.

Step 28

Lastly the salt.

Mix well on medium speed.

Step 29

Mix well on medium speed.

When the batter is well mixed, pour it into the prepared crust.

Step 30

When the batter is well mixed, pour it into the prepared crust.

Lightly tap the pan on the work surface to release air bubbles.

Step 31

Lightly tap the pan on the work surface to release air bubbles.

Bake pie in 200 C (400 F) preheated oven for 10 mins. Then reduce heat to 180 degree C (350F). Continue to bake for 30 mins or till just set in centre

Step 32

Bake pie in 200 C (400 F) preheated oven for 10 mins. Then reduce heat to 180 degree C (350F). Continue to bake for 30 mins or till just set in centre

To check for fineness, insert a knife into the filling about 1 inch from the crust and it should come out clean.

Step 33

To check for fineness, insert a knife into the filling about 1 inch from the crust and it should come out clean.

Cool the pumpkin pie completely on a wire rack, about 2 hours before serving.

Step 34

Cool the pumpkin pie completely on a wire rack, about 2 hours before serving.

Note that the pumpkin pie will come out of the oven all puffed up and will deflate as it cools.

Step 35

Note that the pumpkin pie will come out of the oven all puffed up and will deflate as it cools.

And you're done! Once the pie has cooled to room temperature, cut into slices.

Step 36

And you're done! Once the pie has cooled to room temperature, cut into slices.

This fresh pumpkin pie tastes so delicious even when served plain.

Step 37

This fresh pumpkin pie tastes so delicious even when served plain.

It tastes even better when topped with whipped cream.

Step 38

It tastes even better when topped with whipped cream.

And a drizzle of ground cinnamon over it.

Step 39

And a drizzle of ground cinnamon over it.

These delicious traditional pumpkin pie dessert will surely make the perfect ending to a Thanksgiving feast. SO ... ENJOY!

Step 40

These delicious traditional pumpkin pie dessert will surely make the perfect ending to a Thanksgiving feast. SO ... ENJOY!

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