; Easy Peasy Pumpkin Pie from Scratch - Terraganics Living

Its never too late for a pumpkin pie from scratch!  I actually bake them year round….I could probably eat a whole one on my own if you let me! haha.  This is my favorite recipe from our local co-op which only take 10 minutes to prep.

Ingredients:

Kitchen Gear you will need:

  • Whisk
  • cookie sheet
  • measuring spoons and cups
  • medium mixing bowl
  • aluminum foil
  • pie pan
  • a knife or meat thermometer

Pumpkin Pie ingrediantsPrep time: 10-15 min (I think the bulk of the time is just gathering everything you need!)

Bake time: 45 min

Temperature: Pre-heat oven to 425°

Here we go:

  1.  Measure everything out and dump it into your mixing bowl…seriously.
  2. Whisk it until it is well stirred.  Will look like this: Pumpkin pie mixture
  3. Place pie pan onto the cookie tray…it is much easier to move the pie when it has the mixture on it when it is on the cookie tray.
  4. Place pie crust into the pie pan, press lightly so it forms to the pan.
  5. Pour mixture into pie crust.
  6. Cover the crust with aluminum foil or a crust shield (Pampered Chef has one…I have ordered but didn’t have for this round)   Here is my awesome foil job…pie with foil
  7. Open oven and carefully, slowly put the cookie sheet with the pie on it in the oven.  The mixture is a thin liquid, any sudden movements and you will have a mess!
  8. Bake for 20 min at 425° then turn down the heat to 350° take the aluminum foil off the crust.  I recommend just opening the oven and leaving the pie in there while taking off the foil.  The pie is still very liquid at this point and taking it out and in is asking for a mess.
  9. Bake for another 25 minutes.  Then check to see if it is done…you will be able to see the pie mixture firming up.  You can take a knife and check the middle or use a meat thermometer.  I do the latter because it leaves a small round hole which is less noticeable.  The knife or thermometer should come out clean when done.
  10. Take out, cool and enjoy!

Want to make your own whipped topping?  Check out my new Pinterest page for how to make your own whipped cream topping in a mason jar!

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