Many people love pumpkin pie and it is a staple at Thanksgiving. Whether you are making the pie from scratch or following the instructions on the can, these tips can help. This is a guide about baking pumpkin pie.
This is a guide about keeping pumpkin pies from splitting. Baking pies that contain a lot of moisture can be a challenge to cook without any cracks.
To make a tasty topping for pumpkin pie, put marshmallows on the bottom of the pie crust and top with the filling, as it bakes the marshmallows come to the top.
By Linda from Oceanside, CA
That's a great idea...I will try it.
Betty in Florida
I'd love to try that! It sounds like such a cool idea! Thanks for the tip!
Last night, I found myself making a pumpkin pie and realized I was out of cinnamon AND nutmeg and had no premixed pumkin pie spice. Not wanting to run to the store, I rummaged through my spice cabinet in search of alternatives and found Chinese 5 spice blend.
Absolutely, and Five Spice is great on rice pudding too.
And it tastes great in apple cake too.
Why do my pumpkin pies have a skin like top after I baked them?
The oven rack may be too close to the top heating element in the oven. This can cause filling to 'skin' and crack as it bakes and to settle slightly when cooling and pull away from the crust. Another possible reason is over-baking. Try reducing cooking time by 5 to 10 minutes. Also, for best results, bake the pie in the lower third of the oven.
(I found this on a website)