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Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Pie


This recipe is adapted from a 1964 publication, "The Spice Cookbook," by Avanelle Day and Lillian Stuckey. The mix of traditional pumpkin pie spices with the hint of black pepper moves this pie from very good to extraordinary.

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one 9" pie, 8 servings


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  1. Mix together flour, sugar, salt, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper and cloves. Whisk to mix.
  2. Add eggs, pumpkin, and cream or milk to the dry ingredients. Stir until completely combined.
  3. Pour the filling into the unbaked pie shell.
  4. Bake in a preheated 400°F oven for about 50 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.
  6. Store, covered, for 5 days in the fridge.