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Pumpkin Pie

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Introduction

Easy to make and not particularly time consuming. Simple but really scrummy with a lovely soft texture! Perfect comfort food for a chilly autumn night.

If you are looking for more pumpkin inspiration have a look at Nigella's other Hallowe'en recipes including Thai Yellow Pumpkin and Seafood Curry or her Thanksgiving menu ideas such as Roast Stuffed Pumpkin with Gingery Tomato Sauce.

Easy to make and not particularly time consuming. Simple but really scrummy with a lovely soft texture! Perfect comfort food for a chilly autumn night.

If you are looking for more pumpkin inspiration have a look at Nigella's other Hallowe'en recipes including Thai Yellow Pumpkin and Seafood Curry or her Thanksgiving menu ideas such as Roast Stuffed Pumpkin with Gingery Tomato Sauce.

Ingredients

Serves: 1 pie

Metric Cups
  • 250 grams shortcrust pastry
  • 450 grams pumpkin (flesh, diced)
  • 125 grams light brown muscovado sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon mixed spice
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 eggs
  • 150 millilitres single cream
  • 8⅚ ounces shortcrust pastry
  • 15⅞ ounces pumpkin (flesh, diced)
  • 4⅖ ounces light brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon mixed spice
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 eggs
  • 5 fluid ounce heavy cream

Method

Pumpkin Pie is a community recipe submitted by tootsievalentine and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Pre-heat oven to 190ºC.
  • Roll out pastry and line a deep, 8 inch flan dish. Prick the base, cover with baking paper loosely and bake blind for 10 mins.
  • Bring a large pan of water to the boil, add the pumpkin and cook until tender. Drain, then liquidise to a puree.
  • Put the puree into a bowl, add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into the pastry case and cook for 45 mins until set (ovens may vary).
  • Serve with ice cream, cream, custard - pretty much anything! Enjoy!!!
  • Pre-heat oven to 190ºC.
  • Roll out pastry and line a deep, 8 inch flan dish. Prick the base, cover with baking paper loosely and bake blind for 10 mins.
  • Bring a large pan of water to the boil, add the pumpkin and cook until tender. Drain, then liquidise to a puree.
  • Put the puree into a bowl, add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into the pastry case and cook for 45 mins until set (ovens may vary).
  • Serve with ice cream, cream, custard - pretty much anything! Enjoy!!!
  • Tell us what you think