Pumpkin Pie: Recipe and ingredients for a delicious fall meal

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Make your own pumpkin pie – why not? Fall classics can be made quickly and almost nothing can go wrong.

Here’s a simple pumpkin pie recipe that’s sure to work.

In addition, we will introduce you to several products with which you can make your cake even more professional and aromatic.

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Pumpkin pie is one of the classic Thanksgiving dishes in the United States and is also a typical fall dessert. Anyone who loves pumpkin and appreciates the flavor of pumpkin spice flavored coffee drinks will love this cake. Here’s how you can easily cook the American classic at home.

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First, prepare the base for the pumpkin pie – the base of the pastry dough. For this, mix 200 grams of wheat flour, a teaspoon of baking powder, a pinch of salt and 75 grams of sugar in a bowl. Now add a dash of lemon juice, an egg yolk and then 100 grams of very cold margarine to the pieces. Knead the dough well. A hand mixer can also help you with this. Chill the pastry dough in the fridge and then quickly roll it thinly to form a greased shape.

For the topping, for example, you cook a hollowed-out Hokkaido pumpkin and make it into pumpkin puree. You should get about 800 grams of it. Then mix the cooled mass with 200 grams of sugar and ground spices: a teaspoon of cinnamon, a pinch of cloves and salt, and half a teaspoon of ginger. Now beat three eggs into the mixture and mix them together with 200 grams of cream cheese until a smooth top is poured into the cake tin.

Tip: Before pouring the pumpkin mixture into the tin, make several punctures in the pastry. So the ground rises better.

Bake your pumpkin pie in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius – it’s ready in an hour.

4 products you can use to make pumpkin pie

Making your own pumpkin spice isn’t difficult, but with a balanced spice mix* that already contains all the necessary ingredients, you can whip up your cake even faster.

With the kneading hooks of a hand mixer*, you can quickly and easily make a good dough for the basis of your pumpkin pie.

Americans often make classic pies like pumpkin pie or apple pie in a ribbed ceramic pan*—that’s how you make a particularly attractive cake.

Pumpkin pie can be very easy to make if you puree cooked pumpkin with a hand blender*. So you get a nice consistency and you don’t have to resort to expensive canned goods.

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