Down to the Wire: Just $7,553 left to match to win our Challenge Grant. Your gift will still be doubled!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Pumpkin Pecan Pie

    INGREDIENTS

  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups canned pumpkin
  • 3 Tablespoons molasses
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 can (6 ounces) undiluted frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
  • 3/4 cup pecan meats
  • Details

  • Yield: 1 9-inch pie
  • Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
  • Difficulty: N/A
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

This version of pumpkin pie has orange juice concentrate and molasses for flavoring, and pecans give the pie decoration. A nice pie for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Making the pie crust from scratch will add time to the preparation.

DIRECTIONS

Combine beaten eggs, sugar, spices, salt, pumpkin, and molasses. Add evaporated milk and thawed orange juice concentrate; stir until smooth. Pour into pie shell. Sprinkle with broken pecan meats, or make a border of whole pecan meats. Bake at 450° for 15 minutes; reduce heat to 350°; bake 40 minutes longer. Cool; garnish with whipped cream or whipped evaporated milk if desired.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Getting Marriage Right 18 hours ago
O Earthly Lord, vouchsafe to us high speed Internet. 21 hours ago
No 'Francis effect' in Strasbourg November 25
What Pope Francis told European Parliament, and what Pope John Paul II said November 25
Public perception demands a way of mercy November 24

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis: Europe seems 'elderly and haggard' CWN - November 25