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Homemade Pumpkin Pie

When ‘Thanksgiving’ is celebrated with the family, a traditional flavor also takes its place: Pumpkin Pie. Pumpkin symbolizes the harvest time. This unique flavor of ‘Thanksgiving’ is eaten especially in autumn and winter.

December 18, 2022
Difficulty Medium
Servings 6-8 people
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 50 mins
Total 65 mins



  1. Preheat the oven to 400 °F (200 °C).
  2. Put the pumpkin, granulated sugar, salt, ginger powder, grated coconut and flour. Then mix all ingredients.
  3. Add the eggs and mix to combine.
  4. Add milk, water and vanilla extract. Then, mix well.
  5. Pour the pie crust into a pie-covered pie tray.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes; reduce the temperature to 356 °F (180 °C). After that, cook for it about 35 minutes.
  7. Serve this delicious pumpkin pie with whipped cream filling and spread cinnamon on it.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Homemade Pumpkin Pie
Serves 6-8
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.9 g25.5%
Cholesterol 86 mg28.7%
Sodium 397 mg17.3%
Protein 4.5 g9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Add some cinnamon to your flour before rolling out the dough.
  • Partly cook the crust of the pumpkin pie first. Then cook the crust and filling together. The consistency of the pie filling and the edges will be better in this way.
  • Add some sweet potatoes along with the pumpkin. This will add aroma.
  • Let your pie cool down so that it does not crack. You can use whipped cream to cover the cracks.
  • Add brown sugar as well as granulated sugar to create caramel flavor.
  • Use canned pumpkin puree when you need to cook quickly. You can reduce the likelihood of moist and less baking pie. Making your own porridge can be much more troublesome.
  • Prevent more or less cooking by following the cooking process.
  • After removing from the oven, let it cool for a while at room temperature. If you are not going to consume it immediately, refrigerate it for at least 2-4 hours.
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Pumpkin pie is a spicy, custard-filled dessert. On Thanksgiving and other special occasions, it is a very popular dessert prepared in America and Canada. Thanks to the magnificent scent of this classic dessert, which is popular in the Middle Ages, you can find all your loved ones on the pie.

Make your special days unforgettable with our Homemade Pumpkin Pie recipe. You can share your experience of making pumpkin pie from scratch.

Frequently Asked Questions About Pumpkin Pie

Is Pumpkin Pie Healthy or Unhealthy?

One slice of pumpkin pie meets the daily vitamin A requirement. Pumpkin filling contains potassium, vitamin C and iron.

Which Type of Pumpkin is Best for Pie?

To make pies, zucchini should weigh between 4-10 pounds. The larger the pumpkins, the weaker the taste. When buying pumpkin, you should go for the ones that are usually labeled "sugared pumpkin" or "pie pumpkin. Special names such as Baby Bear, Cinderella, Fairy Tale, Baby Pam are given to these pumpkins.

How To Make Vegan Pumpkin Pie?

To make this pumpkin pie vegan,

1. When making the pie base, you should prefer vegan butter. You can also buy a vegan pie base from supermarkets.

2. Use coconut cream. You can also use coconut milk.

3. Use coconut sugar as sugar. You can also opt for half a glass of maple syrup instead.

How Do You Know When Pumpkin Pie is Ready?

Test With Knife.

To check the cooking of pumpkin pie, you can do the classic cake test. You can stick a knife or toothpick into the outer edge and center of the pie. If the knife or toothpick comes out clean as in the traditional method, the pie is cooked.

You can put a probe thermometer in the center of the pumpkin pie and it should show 175 °F. You can cover the opened parts of the cake with cream or whipped cream.

Check The Color.

When the cooking time in the recipe has expired, the filling and crust of the pie should darken and swell. It should be a brownish crust.

Check Out Its Texture.

The filling should be firmer on the edges and a little jelly in the middle. When you shake the pie slightly, the middle part should move slightly.

How Long Should Pumpkin Pie Cool Before Refrigerating?

Can I eat pumpkin pie right out of the oven? After taking the pumpkin pie out of the oven, let it stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Put it in the fridge to cool. As the pie cools, it gives its taste. For the tastiest slice, let it cool for at least 4 hours.

How to Make Pumpkin Pie Without Dairy -Free?

Sure. You can also make a pumpkin dessert with coconut milk, almond milk or soy milk.

Why is My Pumpkin Pie So Watery?

The main reasons why pumpkin pie is watery:

  • Using fresh zucchini
  • Not adding enough eggs
  • Overcooking

How To Keep Pumpkin Pie from Cracking?

To keep pumpkin pie from cracking,

  • Cook at the right temperature. Pre-open the oven and make sure it is at the correct temperature.
  • Put on the lower rack in the oven. Place the tray on the lower shelf, not in the middle of the oven, so that the bottom crust is fully cooked.
  • Do not change the temperature setting of the oven during cooking.

How Do You Fix Undercooked Pumpkin Pie?

Can you recook undercooked pie? Yes. You can follow the steps below to fix the undercooked pumpkin pie.

Before putting it in the oven, cover it with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes at 356 °F.

If you have time, separate the top crust and filling of the pie. Put it back in the oven. Heat the pie filling on the stove. Bake the filling again in the oven. Put the shells on it.

Is It Healthy To Eat Undercooked Pumpkin Pie?

No. Pumpkin pie contains raw eggs. Eggs can cause food poisoning due to undercooking.

How Long Can Pumpkin Pie be Stored?

Should I refrigerate pumpkin pie? How long does pumpkin pie last in the refrigerator? You can keep the homemade fresh pumpkin pie in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. You can store it in the freezer for up to 2 months. Cover the fresh pumpkin pie with aluminum foil.

Pumpkin pie purchased from the supermarket has a longer shelf life. The expiration date should be consulted. It can be stored for about 2 to 4 days in the refrigerator and about 6-9 months in the freezer. Pumpkin pies purchased from bakeries or cafes are mostly homemade. It spoils at the same time as the fresh pie is stored.

Is Keto Pumpkin Friendly?

Yes. Most winter squash are high in carbs. But pumpkin can be preferred in keto nutrition. You can consume it in a low-carb meal.

How To Make a Keto Pumpkin Pie?

Low-calorie Keto Pumpkin Pie Recipe:

  • Use coconut flour for the pie crust.
  • Use unsweetened canned pumpkin pie.
  • Use unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk.
  • Use keto maple syrup instead of cream.

What's The Difference Between Pumpkin Puree (Canned Pumpkin) and Pumpkin Pie Filling?

Canned pumpkin is cooked and mashed. It does not contain added sugar or spices. It is ideal for cakes, cookies and pies, as well as delicious recipes like soup or risotto.

The pumpkin pie filling is flavored with spices such as cinnamon, cloves, allspice and ginger. It is ideal for desserts.

Which One Should You Choose When Making a Pumpkin Pie?

When making a pumpkin pie, pumpkin puree or pumpkin pie filling can be used. If you don't have all the spices on hand to make pumpkin pie, you should option for a pumpkin pie filling. If you want to determine the taste and spice ratio yourself, you can use pumpkin puree.

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