Pumpkin Pie

Easy Food Recipes and Cooking - Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

2 Pies of About 15 cm Each

• 350 g (625 ml) cake flour
• 2 ml salt
• 30 ml caster sugar
• 226 g (245 ml) unsalted butter, diced
• 90 ml cold water

Place the flour, salt, caster sugar and butter in a food processor. Process until it resembles breadcrumbs.  Add the water a little at a time to make a dough. Cover with clingfilm. Place in the fridge for about 30  minutes, roll out on a floured surface, then press into 2 greased pie dishes. Preheat the oven to 180ºC.

• 3 large eggs
• 500 ml pumpkin purée
• 125 ml cream
• 110 g (137 ml) brown sugar
• 5 ml ground cinnamon
• 2 ml ground ginger
• 1 ml salt

Beat the eggs, using an electric mixer. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Pour the mixture into the  pastrylined pie dishes. Bake for about 45 minutes until the filling is set. Remove and allow to cool. Serve with  whipped
cream or ice cream.