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Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

This recipe is made from fresh pumpkins, not canned. This recipe is from Randy Scott. I found it on All Recipes.com. This recipe was my first time making a from scratch pumpkin pie. I read somewhere if you made a from scratch pumpkin pie you'd never use canned pumpkin again so I tried it. While this was a yummy pumpkin pie I didn't think it was any better then using canned pumpkin. I actually thought it was more work. Instead of boiling my pumpkin I baked it in the oven.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Halve poumpkin and scoop out seeds and stringy portions. Cut pumpkin into chunks. In saucepan over medium heat, in 1-inch of boiling water heat the pumpkin to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until tender. Drain, cool and remove the peel.
  3. Return pumpkin to the saucepan and mash with a potato masher. Drain well.
  4. Prepare crusts by mixing together bthe flour and salt. Cut shortening into flour, add 1 tablespoon water to mixture at a time. Mix dough and repeat until dough is moist enough to hold together.
  5. With lightly floured hands shape dough into a ball. On a lightly floured board roll dough out to 1/8-inch thickness. With a sharp knife, cut dough 1 1/2-inch larger than the upside down 8-9-inch pie pan. Gently roll the dough around the rolling pin and transfer it right side up on to the pie pan.
  6. In a large bowl with mixer speed on medium, beat pumpkin with evaporated milk, eggs, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt. Mix well. Pour into a prepared crust. Bake 40 minutes or until when a knife is inserted 1-inch from the edge comes out clean.