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Laurel's Choice Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Helen Burton-McCarthy
Added: Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 eggs
c. brown sugar
1 tin pumpkin
tsp. each nutmeg, cinnamon,
1 c. evaporated milk
ginger and salt
c. water

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together all ingredients and beat until smooth. Pour into an unbaked pie crust. Bake at 400 F for 50 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted in centre comes out clean.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I put foil over the crust edges for the first half of the cooking time to prevent them from getting too brown. Real whipped cream added to each slice is a must.

 

 

 

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