Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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Thanksgiving is next week which means many pumpkin pies will be made! This year I decided to try out an old fashioned recipe and it was delicious! Making pumpkin pie from scratch is so easy and everyone will love you for making it! I love using vintage recipe books, the recipes are always so delicious and surprisingly easy. The recipe book I am using today is called Philco Electric Recipe book.
Pre-heat oven to 475.
Pie Crust:
  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 6-8 tbsp. water
SIFT flour and salt into a bowl. Add shortening, cut in with a pastry blender. Stir in water.
ROLL dough on a floured board, add to 9 inch pie dish.
Pumpkin Pie Filling:
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin spices
  • 1 & 3/4 cups pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 & 1/4 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1 tbsp. melted butter
  • 2 tbsp. molasses
MIX sugar and spices. Add in pumpkin, beat in eggs, milk, cream, melted butter and molasses.
POUR into unbaked pie shell.
BAKE 35-45 minutes. Let cool completely before cutting.
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