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Traditional Pumpkin Pie

This simple to prepare Traditional Pumpkin Pie is sure to be a hit at your next holiday gathering. The flavors of the season—nutmeg and cinnamon—are blended with pumpkin and cream for a smooth and luscious treat.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 1 9- in pie crust
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 eggs slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Place the crust in a pie plate and prick the dough a few times with a fork.
  • Preheat the oven to 350F degrees.
  • Combine flour and brown sugar in a mixing bowl. Toss to mix well.
  • Add pumpkin puree and heavy cream. Beat on medium speed until well blended.
  • Stir in salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg using a rubber spatula.
  • Pour in the corn syrup and mix with the mixer on medium speed.
  • Add the beaten eggs and the vanilla and mix until smooth.
  • Pour the pumpkin mixture into the pie shell.
  • Cover the edge of the pie shell with aluminum foil to keep it from over cooking.
  • Bake 25 minutes.
  • Remove the foil so the edges can brown and continue baking 30 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center of the pie comes out clean.