Pumpkin Pie - To Celebrate World Pi Day





Pumpkin Pie 
Ingredients
For filling
  • Pumpkin Puree - 1 can
  • Eggs - 2
  • Brown Sugar - 1/2 Cup
  • Sugar - 1/4 Cup
  • Pumpkin pie spice - 1/2 tsp(Cinnamon, Ginger powder etc)
For the crust
  • All purpose flour - 1 1/4 Cup
  • Cold Butter - 1 stick(1/4 lb)
  • Cold water - 2 tbsp
  • Sugar - 1 tbsp
  • salt - a small pinch
Preparation of the crust
Cut the butter into small pieces and mix with the all purpose flour.
Add the sugar and salt and give few spin in a food processor until
it is well mixed together. Transfer to bowl and add the cold water
little by little and same time continue mixing by hand or a spoon to
form a dough(add enough water to just hold together the dough).
Using a roller roll out the dough flat and transfer to the pie pan.
Cut of the sides and keep this refrigerated.

Preparing the filling.
Beat the eggs with the sugar and add the pumpkin spice. Add the
can of pumpkin puree and mix well.

Build the pie.
Transfer the filling to the pie crust and bake in the oven preheated to
450 degrees for 20 minutes and then at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes.
Pie is ready when a tooth pick inserted into the pie comes out almost clean.

35 Comments:

Tina said...

Fabulous dear....Happy New Year...

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Vrinda and Mahesh
Thanks for the pie. Eating it virtually.
Happy New year to you all, have an exciting 2010

simply.food said...

yummy yummy looks really delicious.Happy New year.

Anncoo said...

Hello Vrinda,
Happy New year and wishing you & your family all the best for the coming year.

Priya said...

Gorgeous pumpking pie..looks awesome..

Wishing u and ur family a very happy and prosperous new year!

prasu said...

lovely pumpkin pie vindra............Happy New Year to u and ur family.

Sushma Mallya said...

Perfect on a new years eve vrinda...looks awesome and wish u and your family a very happy & a prosperous new year

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

Awesome pie! Looks wonderful and so easy to make ? Wow!
Happy New Year!

Gulmohar said...

Delicious pie..Happy New Year Vrinda and Mahesh !!!!!!

Angie's Recipes said...

What a great idea to serve pumpkin pie for the new year!

Wish you a happy New Year!

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Yummy pie..

Wish you a happy New Year!

kothiyavunu said...

Kanumbol thane ariyam athinde taste !!Adipoli pie da..Wish u & ur family a Happy & prosperous New Year!!

chakhlere said...

Looks yummy!!

Wish you and Your family Very Happy and Prosperous New Year!!!

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Tempting....wish u a Happy 2010

Pravs said...

Thats amazingly tempting to me..love pumpkin pies. Happy new year to you.

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

A delicious cake to celebrated the arrival of 2010..Happy New Yr

Raje said...

Pie looks very inviting Vrinda. Wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year!

Padma said...

Wishes to you and your family a very Happy New year!!!

Gita said...

Your pie looks truly festive, gorgeous! Wish You a Very Happy New Year!!!

Nandini said...

Gorgeous pumpkin pie Vrinda!
Dear Vrinda,
Wish you A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Cinnamon-Girl Reeni♥ said...

I love pumpkin pie! Such a yummy treat! Happy New Year! XO

Rachana Kothari said...

A sweet start to 2010.. Wishing you and your family a very Happy and a Prosperous New Year.

rekhas kitchen said...

yum yum yummmy looks great HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU TOO.

Katy ~ said...

Pumpkin pie! YUM!! I eat it year round I love it so much. What a delicious picture you have. I could reach into the screen and have this for breakfast!

Dolly said...

Pumpkin Pie, A great way to ring in the new year.Yummy and inviting. Wishing you and ur family a happy and prosperous 2010.

Cham said...

Lovely Pie!
Wishing You and Your Family a Happy New Year 2010!

Shri said...

The pie looks wonderful!Happy New year to you and your family:)

Malar Gandhi said...

Wish you and your family a Very Happy New Year.:)

Gorgeous...very tempting, infact:)

Oraphan said...

I'm a big fan of pumpkin pie. Yours looks and sounds amazing!

Happy New Year to you too!

Pari said...

Hi. The pie looks awesome. Wish you guys a happy new year.

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

Happy New year Vrinda darling.. :)
finally im back after 2months..
came back to thrissur on nov6th..took time to settle down n boring visits to doctor..last time i had to wait 7hours in hospital to complete tests n consult with doctor. but im enjoying this period.. :)...then what abt uu? whatz news?? tel my regards n nwe year wishes to Mahesh n Akku.. :)

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

this Pie looks amazing Vrinda..wonderful in color and superb snap..wish to have it right now. :)

sowmya.s said...

i tried this and it tasted awesome...posted in my blog..

Peter Taylor said...

I love pumpkin pie. Unfortunately I have moved between houses in the last few days, and I only have a pressure cooker unwrapped. Can you use a pressure cooker to make a pumpkin pie?

Vrinda said...

You can cook pumpkin in a pressure cooker to make puree...

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