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April 15, 2011

Friday PieDay Week 3 - Pumpkin Pie

This week, Khi treated us to Benny's and my favorite Pumpkin Pie! Some families only eat this delectable dessert for Holiday Celebrations. We believe Pumpkin Pie is a celebration!

We use the traditional Libby's recipe that I grew up eating.

Ingredients:

* 3/4 cup granulated sugar
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
* 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
* 2 large eggs
* 1 can Libby's solid pack pumpkin
* 1 can Evaporated Milk
* 1 unbaked 9-inch deep dish pie pastry
* whipped cream (optional to some)


Directions:

* Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
* Mix sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves in small bowl.
* Beat eggs in large bowl.
* Stir in pumpkin and sugar-spice mixture.
* Gradually stir in evaporated milk.
* Pour mixture into pie shell.
* Bake at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes.
* Reduce temperature to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
* Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes
out clean
* Cool on wire rack for 2 hours.
* Enjoy!

Posted by Angi at April 15, 2011 11:40 PM