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Pumpkin pie

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living

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BBC Lifestyle

Ingredients

• 1 roll (400g) shortcrust pastry
• 4 eggs
• 450g pumpkin purée (about 500g raw pumpkin)
• 1 cup (200g) sugar
• ½ tsp (3ml) salt
• ¼ tsp (2ml) nutmeg, ground
• ¼ tsp (2ml) cloves, ground
• 2 tsp (10ml) cinnamon, ground
• ½ tsp (3ml) ginger, ground
• 1 can (410g) evaporated milk

Preparation method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Line a greased 25cm quiche pan with rolled out pastry, and bake blind for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Place all the ingredients into a food processor, and blend until smooth.
  4. Pour filling into pie shell and bake for 40-50 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  5. Decorate by creating a spider web with white frosting.