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Classic Pumpkin Pie

Classic Pumpkin Pie

Classic Pumpkin Pie
Classic Pumpkin Pie
Classic Pumpkin Pie
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Classic Pumpkin Pie
  • 2 c. cooked, mashed yams
  • 1 c. firmly packed brown sugar
  • ½ c. butter, softened
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • ½ t. ground ginger
  • ½ t. ground cinnamon
  • ½ t. ground nutmeg
  • ¼ t. salt
  • ½ c. evaporated milk
  • ¼ c. sugar
  • 1 unbaked 10” pastry shell
  • Whipped topping
  1. Combine yams, brown sugar, butter, egg yolks, spices and salt in large mixing bowl. Beat until light and fluffy.
  2. Add milk. Beat just until blended.
  3. Beat egg whites (at room temperature-with clean beaters) until foamy.
  4. Gradually add sugar, 1 T. at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
  5. Fold into potato mixture.
  6. Pour filling into pastry shell.
  7. Bake 400 for 10 minutes, reduce heat to 350 and bake additional 45-50 minutes or until set.
  8. Cool.
  9. Top with dollops of whipped topping when served.
*****You can substitute equal amount of cooked and mashed pumpkin for yams. Canned pumpkin can also be used.

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