Grandma's Pumpkin Pie

Total Time
4hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 4 hrs

This is the mildly spiced pumpkin pie I grew up on in the midwest. Recipe makes 2-9" pies. Prep time does not include making pie shells. Cook time includes 3 hour cooling time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line 2 - 9" pie plates with pie shells.
  2. Combine sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg in small bowl.
  3. Beat eggs in large bowl; stir in pumpkin and sugar-spice mix; gradually stir in evaporated milk.
  4. Pour into pie shells; cover edges with narrow piece of foil avoiding contact with filling.
  5. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes; reduce heat to 350° and bake another 35-45 minutes until knife inserted in center comes out clean or center of pie is set.
  6. Cool 3 hours, serve or refrigerate.


Most Helpful

Very good!! I made a half recipe, and used 2 cups homemade pumpkin puree. I blended all the ingredients so it was really frothy. Nice and creamy! I did have to increase the baking time by 10 minutes for the pie to set. My dh, who likes "normal" pumpkin pie, really liked this. Thanks!

Kaarin December 26, 2005

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