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Monday, November 14, 2005

Grandma's Pumpkin Pie

make 2 small or 1 large pie (8 inch versus 9 inch deep or 10 inch)

1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
2 cups cooked (cooled) pumpkin
2 tsp corn starch
3 eggs
3 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp clove
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp salt
shake of pepper
1 tsp vanilla
1 large can evaporated milk

Beat corn starch into cashaw or pumpkin, add eggs and beat. Add sugar, spices and milk - beat well (wire whip). Pour into pie crust(s). Bake 15 minutes at 450 degrees, then 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes.

Crust for 2 crust pie or 2 pie crusts:

2 cups flour
1/3 cup shortening
1/3 cup water
1 tsp salt

blend shortening with flour and salt with pastry blender, then add water, shape into ball of dough, divide in hald and roll out for crusts.


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