December 15th, 2019

First you find the best pie pumpkin and grow it from seed……………..No? Okay, here’s the easy way.

Ingredients

9 inch pie crust unbaked. (Pie Crust Recipe)

2 cups pumpkin puree (or one can of pumpkin)

1 can evaporated milk (12 oz)

3/4 cup sugar

2 eggs

2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon lemon zest

1 teaspoon hazelnut extract

Sounded familiar till the last two things didn’t it? Trust me it’s better.

Directions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Combine sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves in a small bowl. Beat eggs lightly in a large bowl. Stir in pumpkin, sugar, and pumpkin spice mixture. Gradually stir in evaporated milk. Pour into pie shell. Bake for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees F.; bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack for 2 hours. Serve with ice cream or whip cream and enjoy!