The Best Pumpkin Pie
Author: Alyssa
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 65 mins
Total time: 1 hour 15 mins
My grandma would make the best pies ever! This pumpkin pie is smooth, thick, and creamy! A must for the holidays and the best when served with a big scoop of whip cream on top. :)
  • Grandma's Perfect Pie Crust Recipe
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 can (15 oz) canned pumpkin
  • 1 can (12 oz) Evaporated Milk
  • Pecans for garnish (optional)
  • Whipped Cream (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Prepare pie crust recipe and set aside. In a large bowl mix together sugar, cinnamon, salt, ginger and cloves. Add eggs, canned pumpkin and evaporated milk. Mix until fully combined.
  2. Pour the pumpkin mixture into the prepared pie crust. Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake for an additional 40-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  3. Cool on wire rack for 2 hours to completely cool. Serve immediately or refrigerate. Top with pecans and whipped cream if desired.
Recipe by The Recipe Critic at