Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

Recipe by Sweetiebarbara
READY IN: 8hrs 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Make crust: Sift flour and salt into bowl.
  • Pour oil into measuring cup and add enough cold milk to make 3/4 cup.
  • Pour into flour and stir with a fork until mixed.
  • Save 1/2 for another time, or make 2 crusts.
  • Roll, make standing rim, and prick with fork.
  • Bake at 450° for 8-10 minutes, or until golden.
  • In a saucepan, mix brown sugar, spices, salt and gelatin.
  • Measure the milk into a 2 cup measuring cup (to allow for the yolks), add the egg yolks and beat slightly.
  • Stir into saucepan with sugar and spice mixture.
  • Stir over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and stir in pumpkin.
  • Chill until mixture mounds, but not too stiff.
  • Beat egg whites until very frothy and they start to form soft peaks.
  • Very gradually pour in sugar beating constantly until stiff peaks are formed.
  • Fold into pumpkin mixture and gently pour into crust.
  • Chill until firm. (this sometimes takes 4-6 hours).
  • If feeling decadent, top with homemade whipped cream.
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