Monday, October 10, 2016

Prize Pumpkin Pie

Happy Thanksgiving
to all my friends and family in Canada!

It just wouldn't be right if I didn't bake a pumpkin pie or two today.
This is our favourite recipe and a winner for sure!

Light (as in fluffy, not the other kind of lite) and delicious!
I know - I thought I would diet and fast this week - sigh.
There's always next week right?



Prize Pumpkin Pie

Makes two pies – one for you and one for sharing J
4 eggs - beaten
2 egg whites beaten till stiff and set aside
1 Cup brown sugar
1 1/2 - 2 Cups pumpkin puree (not pie filling)
2 Cups whole milk
1 Tbsp. melted butter
1 Tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ginger
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cinnamon

Beat the 4 eggs and then add in the rest of the ingredients (except the 2 egg whites).  Beat the egg whites till stiff and fold in last.  Pour into 2 unbaked pie shells.  Bake at 350F for 10 min.  Reduce to 275F and bake an additional 30-40 minutes or until knife inserted comes out clean. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream if desired.

Hint - if using a store bought pie crust (like I did this time) be sure to set the foil pastry lined pie into one of your own pie plates so it bakes better.


We enjoyed a wonderful thanksgiving dinner with most of our extended family
in the old stone house at Hidden Acres Camp.
Our church and family have a long history with this camp and it's been
too long a time since we've spent some quality time there.
A wonderful day indeed!




"Thankful Be"


Till next time - going for a long walk before digging into that pie ...


14 comments :

  1. Rosella, your pie looks so good! I will sure have to try adding beaten egg whites to the filling! I love the peek at your family gathered together! Your decorations are so fun! I'm so glad you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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  2. Happy Thanksgiving, Rosella! Looks like you had a fabulous time with family and I know the food was delicious! Love the whipped egg whites in your pumpkin pie---what a lovely change from the typical dense version :)

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  3. Can't have Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie. I am always intrigued by the variety of pumpkin pies. Yours sounds delish. Looks as if a wonderful Thanksgiving was enjoyed by your family. Wonderful! And such a scenic setting, too.

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  4. The pies look amazing. What a wonderful family group shot that is. It's so great to get together and celebrate a holiday all around being thankful. How nice to enjoy the celebration at a great space like this.

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  5. The pie sounds delicious! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

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  6. Hope you had a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving! I'm ready to try a new pumpkin pie recipe next time around. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Mmmmm...that pie! Happy to hear that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and celebrated with the ones you love! He has given so bountifully...

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  8. We (meaning my sister and I) did not plan an extended family gathering this year, but it's happening for Christmas. Your pie looks deliecious!

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  9. um... saw the typo just as I clicked .... I meant delicious!

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  10. Oh, those pies...Pumpkin it must be...but I'm not a pumpkin fan, so it's my daughter's duty to create this Thanksgiving tradition of having a pumpkin pie. I like the chiffon effect.

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  11. Thanksgiving is such a cozy holiday! Your pies look wonderful and the family photo sums looks like it was a great family time.

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  12. What a lovely spot to celebrate Thanksgiving with your family! And thanks for the pie recipe - I'll definitely try it.

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  13. The pie sounds wonderful, Rosella, and looks like you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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