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Pumpkin Cream Pie

Servings 8 servings
Author Micha M

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 15 ounce can pumpkin
  • 2-3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup heavy cream whipped and lightly sweetened OR
  • 1 8 ounce container whipped topping
  • 1 9 inch pie shell baked and cooled

Instructions

  1. Whisk together flour, sugar, and salt in a heavy-bottomed saucepan. Add the milk, egg yolks, and butter.

  2.  Cook over medium heat whisking constantly until the mixture has come to a bubble and has thickened enough to coat the back of a spoon. 

  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla, pumpkin, and pumpkin pie spice.


  4. Pour filling the prebaked and cooled pie crust, and let cool for about 45 minutes or until room temperature.


  5. Place in the fridge and let it chill completely before adding the whipped cream.