- 2 eggs and yolk of another egg
- 1/2 cup of packed dark brown sugar
- 1/3 cup of white sugar
- 1/2 tsp of salt
- 2 tsp of cinnamon
- 1 tsp of ground ginger
- 1/4 tsp of ground nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp of ground cloves
- 1/8 tsp of ground cardamom
- 1/2 tsp of lemon zest
- 1 1/5 can of pumpkin purée
- 1 1/2 cup of heavy cream
- 1 good crust
A pie is a baked dish that is made using a casing of pastry dough, which contains a filling of different sweet/savory items. Pies differ thanks to the type of crust used, with filled pie, top-crust pie, two-crust pie and shortcrust pastry a few of its different forms. Pies can vary in size as well, with some being just a biteful and others being made for multiple servings.
Pies are some of the most famous bakery items around the world, and an even more popular dessert choice among the masses. And this is where the pumpkin pie is so famous, for it is as loved for the occasion for which it is made as it is for its taste. As the name suggests, a pumpkin pie is a pie with a pumpkin-based custard filling. Pumpkin is considered a symbol of the harvesting period and is usually consumed during the fall and winter. It is also a popular Thanksgiving dessert in USA and Canada.
While the pumpkin pie originated in England, it has traversed the world in its popularity, and it is often joked in the west that every household has its own recipe of a pumpkin pie. With this in mind, here is a look at how to prepare this dessert dish.
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How to Make Pumpkin Pie
The world's largest pumpkin pie was made in September 2010 and weighed 3699 pounds (1678 kg).