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Recipe of the week: Pumpkin Pie


It’s Thanksgiving weekend in Canada!! Pumpkin pie is the favourite dessert for any Thanksgiving Day meal. Last year, I made my very first pumpkin pie and this year, my second. This year though, I made my own pastry. There is wheat, sugar and dairy in this recipe but it’s worth the trip down Yummy Lane. I had a small piece with whipped cream and enjoyed every crumb, as did my guests.

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It’s Thanksgiving weekend in Canada and I’m feeling a bit nostalgic. I haven’t had a proper Turkey dinner since I left Canada. For years, I have been saying I want to do a big Thanksgiving turkey dinner but I’ve yet to pull it off. This year will be my closest attempt: BBQ chicken with mashed potatoes, roast potatoes, roast kumara, spinach, corn and peas. And then……..

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Pumpkin Pie

This is an easy recipe and one that I’ve adapted from the original belonging to my sister, Virginia. It’s not sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free or guilt-free but it’s worth it. I’ll work-out extra tomorrow.

It makes one pie. Serve with whipped cream. Enjoy.

1/2 cup of rapadura sugar

1/2 tsp salt – I use Himalayan Pink

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground ginger

1/4 tsp of cloves (I often omit this)

2 eggs (they better be free-range)

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Author: Jennifer Morton

Perth Travel Writer | Photographer | Canadian | Nomad | Home Cook | Glutton | Serial Planner

3 thoughts on “Recipe of the week: Pumpkin Pie

  1. you know, I’ve never tried pumpkin pie…ever. Happy Canadian Thanksgiving.

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