Scrumptious Pumpkin Pie

Scrumptious Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients

Filling

  • 1 1/2 cups (360 mL) pumpkin purée
  • 1⁄ 3 cup (85 mL) egg replacer or 3 eggs
  • 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) dairy-free plain yogurt or  sour cream.
  • 1⁄2 cup (125 mL)  dairy-free whipping cream (e.g. Nutriwhip)
  • 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) maple syrup
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


Pie Crust (makes two crusts)
This version contains wheat.

  • 3 cups (725 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) sugar
  • 2 egg yolks or 2 tbsp egg replacer
  • 1 cup (250 mL) vegetable shortening, diced.
  • Pinch of salt
  • Ice water

Makes: 8-10 servings
Free of: gluten (when using gluten-free crust) and all top allergens

 

Food photography by Chris Gonzaga

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Instructions

  1. For crust, place flour, sugar and salt in a food processor and pulse until combined. Add shortening. Pulse until mixture resembles coarse bread crumbs.
  2. Continue to pulse adding 1 tablespoon of ice water at a time, until smooth dough forms.
  3. Remove dough. Divide in half and form each half into a disk. Wrap disks in plastic wrap and refrigerate for one hour.
  4. Once chilled, roll dough out to 1 ⁄ 4-inch thickness and lay into pie plate, trim edges.

For gluten-free recipe, click here.

 

  1. For filling, pre-heat oven to 375°F. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Pour mixture into desired pie crust.
  2. Bake 20-25 minutes until filling is set. Remove from oven and cool before serving.