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The Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Making the perfect pumpkin pie begins with a light and flaky crust, and then moves on to the delicious creamy, pumpkiny filling. Bake at the right temps, and you have a golden circle of yumminess that can only be topped by whipped cream!
Course Desserts


  • one 15 oz can of pumpkin or 11/2 cups fresh
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp nutmet
  • 2 eggs
  • 112 oz. can evaporated milk


  • Preheat oven to 425°.
  • Mix sugar and spices in small bowl.
  • In another bowl, beat eggs, and mix in pumpkin.
  • Add the milk and mix well.
  • Stir in the sugar and spices.
  • Pour into the prepared pie crust.
  • Bake at 425° for 15 minutes, then turn down the heat to 350° and bake for another 45 minutes.
  • Remove pie and cool on a wire rack.