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Pumpkin Pie (Old Faithful) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Maxine Morris

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Ingredients for one pie. For 2 pies, use the amounts within the parentheses.

3 (4) eggs, slightly beaten
1 (1 1/3) cup sugar
1 (1 1/3) salt
1 tsp. (1 1/3) tsp. pumpkin pie spices
2 (2 2/3) cups pumpkin
1 1/2 cup milk, scalded
1/2 cup cream
(2 2/3 cup cups, combined, for two pies.)

Directions:
Directions:
Line pie pan with pastry and flute rim. Combine eggs, sugar, salt and spices. Gradually stir in milk and cream; then pumpkin. Pour into pie shell and bake in hot oven (450 degrees) for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake for 20-25 minutes more, or until knife comes out clean. Makes large pie(s).

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I used this recipe in 1946 at George Field, Illinois when my husband was a Purdue freshman at Vancouver, IN campus (G.I. Bill after WW II.)

 

 

 

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