Quick & Easy

Pumpkin pie

Perhaps the most well known pumpkin recipe comes from the United States, in the form of this delicious pie. You will need to cook about 350g pumpkin for this recipe.
pumpkin pie
1H 10M



1.Sift flours and sugar into bowl, rub in butter. Add enough water to make ingredients cling together. Press dough into a ball, knead gently on floured surface until smooth; cover, refrigerate 30 minutes.
2.Roll dough on floured surface until large enough to line 23cm pie plate. Lift pastry into pie plate, ease into side; trim edge. Use scraps of pastry to make a double edge of pastry; trim and decorate edge.
3.Place pie plate on oven tray, line pastry with paper, fill with dried beans or rice. Bake in moderately hot oven 10 minutes. Remove paper and beans; bake further 10 minutes or until lightly browned, cool.
4.For the filling, beat eggs, sugar and maple syrup in small bowl with electric mixer until thick. Stir in pumpkin, milk and spices.
5.Pour filling into pastry case; bake in moderate oven about 50 minutes or until filling is set, cool. Lightly dust with extra sifted icing sugar, if desired.

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