Easy Pumpkin Pie

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Are you pressed for time but craving the warmth of a delicious pumpkin pie? Look no further – we’ve got you covered with the easiest pumpkin pie recipe ever! Perfect for those moments when you need a quick, sweet fix, this dessert will become your go-to for simple, homemade indulgence.

Why You’ll Love Easy Pumpkin Pie

  • Effortless Preparation: This recipe is a lifesaver when time is short. With just a handful of steps, you can have a mouthwatering pumpkin pie ready to impress.
  • Deliciously Sweet: The combination of pumpkin puree, warm spices, and a touch of sweetness from brown and granulated sugars creates a flavor explosion that satisfies any sweet tooth.
  • Perfect for Any Occasion: Whether it’s a last-minute dessert for unexpected guests or a sweet treat to end a family meal, this pumpkin pie is versatile and always a hit.
  • Homemade Goodness: Enjoy the rich, homemade taste without spending hours in the kitchen. This recipe allows you to savor the comforting flavors of pumpkin pie with minimal effort.
  • Room for Personal Touches: Add your creative flair with a dollop of whipped cream or a sprinkle of cinnamon. Make it your own without compromising on simplicity.

Ingredients Needed To Make Easy Pumpkin Pie

  • Premade pie dough crust
  • 15 oz can pumpkin puree
  • 2 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

Substitutions + Alternatives

Can I use All-Purpose Flour?

Yes, All-Purpose Flour can be used. Use the same amount that is listed in the ingredients, but swap with all purpose.

Can I use regular dairy?

Feel free to make this recipe your own. I use dairy-free milk, but feel welcome to choose your preferred dairy option without any recipe adjustments. Unless specified otherwise, you have the flexibility to use the milk of your choice for the recipe.

Note: While almond milk is an option, it is less preferred due to its liquid consistency. Consider opting for a milk alternative with a thicker texture.

How To Make Easy Pumpkin Pie

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Line a pie plate with the premade pie crust.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice, evaporated milk, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla extract, and eggs. Mix until smooth.
  4. Pour the pumpkin pie mixture into the prepared pie dish.
  5. Place the pie dish on a baking sheet and bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes.
  6. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees and continue baking for an additional 40-45 minutes, or until the center is set.
  7. Remove from the oven and let it sit at room temperature for 1 hour.
  8. After room temperature resting, refrigerate the pie for 3 hours before serving.
  9. Add a dollop of whipped cream before serving if desired.

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I use a homemade pie crust instead of a premade one?

Absolutely! Feel free to use your favorite homemade pie crust recipe.

Can I substitute any of the spices in the pumpkin pie mixture?

Certainly! Adjust the spice levels to your liking or experiment with different spices for a personalized touch.

Is it necessary to refrigerate the pie for 3 hours?

Yes, refrigerating helps the pie set properly, ensuring a perfect consistency when sliced.

Can I freeze this pumpkin pie for later?

Absolutely! Wrap it tightly and store it in the freezer for up to a month. Thaw in the refrigerator before serving.

The Easiest Pumpkin Pie

This is easy and so delicious! The perfect dessert when crunch on time or when your craving pumpkin pie
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin pie
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Additional Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 262kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 premade pie dough crust
  • 15 oz can pumpkin puree
  • 2 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Line a pie plate with the premade pie crust.
  • In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients: pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice, evaporated milk, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla extract, and eggs. Mix until the mixture is smooth.
  • Pour the pumpkin pie mixture into the prepared pie dish.
  • Place the pie dish on a baking sheet (to catch any potential spills) and bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.
  • After the initial 15 minutes, reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees and continue to bake for an additional 40-45 minutes, or until the center of the pie is set. You can check this by inserting a toothpick; it should come out clean when the pie is ready.
  • Remove the pie from the oven and let it sit at room temperature for 1 hour.
  • After the room temperature resting, place the pie in the fridge for 3 hours before serving. This helps the pie set.
  • When ready to serve, you can add a dollop of whipped cream for a delightful finish.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.004g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 140mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 8409IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 2mg
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