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How To Make No-Fail Homemade Pumpkin Pie

Easy, very tasty pumpkin pie recipe made with pumpkin puree (canned or homemade), eggs, milk, sugar, and spices. Easy, no-fail recipe.

Pumpkin pie, ah. Yummy, yummy No-Fail Homemade Pumpkin Pie Recipe. We should get together again soon.

I couldn’t be happier that autumn is here in full force. I adore how the trees shifting attractiveness changes as they take on burnished crimson and gold tones. But one of my favorite causes to anticipate fall is anything, and that’s the pumpkin.

Coffee, scones, and cookies. The richness of the spiced pumpkin may be enjoyed in a plethora of delectable ways. But in all honesty, pumpkin pie is a classic that is difficult to contest.

Nearly nothing better captures the essence of autumn than a No-Fail Homemade Pumpkin Pie. In this recipe, we used homemade pumpkin puree, which gives the pie an incredible taste. This is a wonderful fall treat.

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching. The most well-known Thanksgiving dessert is pumpkin pie. Therefore I wanted to share the recipe with you guys because Thanksgiving wouldn’t be the same without it.

A Little History Of Homemade Pumpkin Pie

North America is the pumpkin’s original home. The pumpkin was first exported to France, after that, it was brought to Tudor England, where its “pompion” flesh soon gained popularity as pie filling. English cookbooks published in the seventeenth century had instructions for making pumpkin pie. Including Hannah Woolley’s The Gentlewoman’s Companion (1675).


How To Make No-Fail Homemade Pumpkin Pie

Cooking method: Baking
Cuisine: United States
Courses: Dessert
Difficulty: intermediate
Prep timeCook TimeRest TimeTotal Time
40 min 90 min - 130 min
Servings: 8 person
Calories: 364kcal
Best season: fall

Rather of a sweet custard on a crust, pumpkin “pies” created by early American colonists were more likely to be a savory soup cooked and served in a pumpkin. Additionally, colonists cooked pumpkins and turned them into ale. In the 1796 guidebook American Cookery, a more contemporary pumpkin pie with a custard-like consistency made its first appearance.

It had modern-day spices in a pie crust with a delicious custard filling.

Since When Exist The Pumpkin Pie?

The recipes didn’t exist in American and Canadian cookbooks until the early nineteenth century, and pumpkin pie wasn’t often served for Thanksgiving until then. While the English way of cooking the pumpkin took a different turn, the Pilgrims brought pumpkin pie back to New England. The English pumpkin pie was made in the 19th century by filling the pumpkin with apples, spices, and sugar before baking it whole.

After the Civil War, Southern states in the United States opposed eating pumpkin pie because it was seen as an imposition of Yankee culture on the region, since there was no pumpkin pie eating tradition. Instead of making pumpkin pie, many Southern cooks created sweet potato pie or enhanced it with bourbon and nuts.

Today, pumpkin pie is typically served as dessert following Thanksgiving meal in much of Canada and the US.

Pumpkin Pie and US President

As part of a voluntary egg restriction drive supported by the Truman Administration, pumpkin pies were prohibited from Thanksgiving feasts in the United States in 1947, mostly due to the eggs needed in the recipe.

This was a task group created by President Truman’s Citizen’s Food Committee to regulate food consumption in the US in order to increase the amount of foreign food aid to Europe after World War II.

Due to Thanksgiving Day usually being on a Thursday, there was a significant outcry among American customers against the campaign’s “Egg-less & Poultry-less Thursday,” which debuted in October 1947. Thanksgiving 1947 at the White House saw no pumpkin pie being served because Truman kept his pledge.



  1. Making the pumpkin puree

    Put the pumpkin in a big pot, add water to cover it, and bring it to a boil. Let it simmer for 15 minutes covered with a lid. When is tender, drain and let the pumpkin cool.

  2. Pre-baking the pastry for No-Fail Homemade Pumpkin Pie

    Preheat the oven to 180 °C (356 °F). Line with the pastry a 22cm loose-bottomed pie tin after rolling it out the pastry on a lightly dusted surface. Let for  15 minutes to chill.

  3. Line the pastry with baking parchment and baking beans, and then bake for 15 mins.

  4. Remove the beans and baking paper, then bake the pastry for another 10 minutes. The baked pastry must be lightly golden and biscuity.

    Take the pastry out of the oven and let it cool a little.

  5. Increase the heat in the oven to 220 °C (428 °F).

  6. Making the filling

    Through a strainer, push the cooled pumpkin into a big bowl. (or you can process it with a food processor)

  7. Combine the sugar, salt, and half of the cinnamon in another bowl.

  8. Mix in the beaten eggs, milk, and melted butter, then add to the pumpkin purée and incorporate well.

  9. Baking the No-Fail Homemade Pumpkin Pie

    Pour the mixture into the pie pan over the pre-baked pastry and bake for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes lower the heat to 180 °C (356 °F).

    Bake for an additional 35 to 40 minutes, or until the filling is just set.

  10. Set aside, and remove the pie from the pie tin just when it has cooled.

  11. Dust the pie with the icing sugar and leftover cinnamon mixture. It is best to serve chilled. Can be sprinkled on the top with peeled pumpkin seeds (optional).

    Enjoy, Good Appetite!

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