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Pumpkin Pie Recipe {Classic and Easy}

Pumpkin Pie is an American classic dessert. This Pumpkin Pie recipe is my favorite. It combines fall spices with brown sugar and delicious pumpkin for the perfect Pumpkin Pie Spice flavor. Come on in and I’ll share my recipe for Classic and Easy Pumpkin Pie…

classic pumpkin pie

Pumpkin Pie…

This pie is packed with heaps of cinnamon, ginger, cloves, allspice, and nutmeg to deliver the perfect pumpkin pie flavor.

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No fall dinner is complete and certainly not Thanksgiving without a Pumpkin Pie on the dessert table.

Pumpkin Pie

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What does pumpkin pie tastes like?

  • It has a custard-like texture and is full of fall spices like allspice, cloves, nutmeg, and ginger

Can I eat pumpkin pie warm?

  • you can eat the pie warm, but as the pie cools the filling will be easier to cut and firm

How do you know when pumpkin pie is cooked and ready?

  • Insert a knife into the center of the pie. If it comes out clean it is done. You can also jiggle the pie, if the center is not wiggly, it is done.


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How do you make pumpkin pie?

  1. Make 1 pie crust and place it into the bottom of the pie plate
  2. Trim and flute edges
  3. Prepare the filling by, creaming the egg, sugars, and spices
  4. Add pumpkin and evaporated milk – mix
  5. Pour into the pie crust
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 50 minutes

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Here’s the recipe and printable…


Pumpkin Pie Recipe {Classic and Easy}

Classic Pumpkin Pie with a pumpkin pie spice flavor.

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 10 min.
  • Cook Time: 50 min.
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 1 pie 1x




  • 1&1/2 cups of flour
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt
  • 2 tsp. of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of oil
  • 2 Tbsp. of milk


  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt
  • 1 tsp. of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. each of allspice, nutmeg, ginger and ground cloves
  • 1 (15 oz.) can of pumpkin
  • 1 cup of evaporated milk



  • Get your pie pan out
  • Pour out the flour, salt, and sugar, right into the middle of the pie pan
  • Mix together with a fork – mix well
  • Make a well in the middle of the flour mixture by pushing everything to the edges – leaving an empty circle right in the center of the flour
  • Pour the oil, and milk right into the center of the well
  • Using your fork, mix the liquid first, and then mix in the dry ingredients until it forms a dough
  • Press the dough out to the edges of the pie pan
  • Trim and flute edges


  • cream egg and sugars
  • add spices
  • mix in pumpkin and milk
  • pour into crust
  • bake at 375 degrees for 40-50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean


Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream

Happy Fall!

~ Melissa – Kid-Friendly Things To Do

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