I made this for Thanksgiving this year. Everyone loved the smooth texture and taste. It wasn't the best to look at though, it kind of sunk in after a night in the fridge. It wasn't superb, but definitely a solid pumpkin pie recipe.
Classic Pumpkin Pie
Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Refrigerated pie dough makes this classic pumpkin pie recipe simple to prepare. Bake the pie on a baking sheet in the lower third of the oven to encourage a crisp crust.
Yield: 12 servings (serving size: 1 wedge and about 1 tablespoon topping)
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 222
- Calories from fat: 30%
- Fat: 7.4g
- Saturated fat: 3.7g
- Monounsaturated fat: 0.7g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
- Protein: 4.1g
- Carbohydrate: 35.3g
- Fiber: 3g
- Cholesterol: 32mg
- Iron: 0.8mg
- Sodium: 241mg
- Calcium: 104mg
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 3/4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated low-fat milk
- 2 large egg whites
- 1 large egg
- 1 (15-ounce) can unsweetened pumpkin
- 1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated pie dough (such as Pillsbury)
- Cooking spray
- 1/4 cup whipping cream
- 1 tablespoon amaretto (almond-flavored liqueur)
- 2 teaspoons powdered sugar
- Position oven rack to lowest position.
- Preheat oven to 425°.
- To prepare filling, combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add pumpkin, and stir with a whisk until smooth.
- To prepare crust, roll dough into an 11-inch circle; fit into a 9-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. Fold edges under and flute.
- Pour pumpkin mixture into the crust. Place pie plate on a baking sheet. Place baking sheet on lowest oven rack. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350° (do not remove pie from oven); bake an additional 50 minutes or until almost set. Cool completely on wire rack.
- To prepare topping, beat cream with a mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form. Add the amaretto and powdered sugar, and beat until blended. Serve with pie.
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