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It’s already that time of year again, where we spend time with family and friends and just as much time in the kitchen. The leaves are changing and the holidays are in the crisp, cool air. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what to make for that special dinner. You are in luck, because here at the National Honey Board, we are chock-full of ideas and yummy recipes. What is golden brown and the quintessential Thanksgiving dessert? You guessed it, pumpkin pie!
This year, try a new and delicious spin on the traditional pumpkin pie and add a little honey to both the pie and the mouth-watering, homemade whipped cream. Fill your home with the fragrances of nutmeg, cinnamon and pumpkin and of course, your bellies with this amazing honey pumpkin pie. This recipe is one your family and friends are sure to love and remember. This holiday season, we are thankful for the small, delicious stuff, like this homemade honey pumpkin pie and honey whipped cream.
Honey Pumpkin Pie
Makes 8 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Bake Time: 40 minutes
1 pastry for single 9-inch pie crust
¾ cup honey
1 can (15 oz.) canned pumpkin
1 cup evaporated milk
2 Tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon ginger
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 425°F.
In a medium bowl, beat eggs. Brush one teaspoon beaten egg on inside of pie crust. Place crust on a cookie sheet and bake for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, add the rest of the ingredients to remaining beaten eggs and whisk to combine.
Remove pie crust from oven and carefully pour honey pumpkin mixture into hot crust; bake 5 minutes more at 425°F. Reduce heat to 350°F, and bake 30 to 40 minutes more, until filling is set.
Cool completely and serve with Honey Whipped Cream (see recipe below).
* Tip: For Honey Walnut Pumpkin Pie, just before serving, combine 1/3 cup honey, 1/3 cup chopped walnuts, and 1/4 cup vanilla. Carefully spread over pie, cut and serve.
Honey Whipped Cream
Makes 2 cups
1 cup whipping cream
3 Tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon vanilla
Beat whipping cream until mixture thickens; gradually add honey and beat until soft peaks form. Fold in vanilla.
Serving Size: per Tablespoon
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