Pilgrim Pumpkin Pie

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  • Published Jan 1st
  • Servings8
  • Calories1077
My husband never liked pumpkin pie until he tasted mine. I don't know what makes mine so different but here is the recipe. White sugar may be used in place of honey.

Pilgrim Pumpkin Pie Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Pilgrim Pumpkin Pie for 8 servings:

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 3/4 cups shortening
  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup ice water
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Pilgrim Pumpkin Pie Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Pilgrim Pumpkin Pie easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. 2 To Make Pastry: In a large bowl, mix together flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, and 2 teaspoons salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  3. 3 In a small bowl whisk together vinegar, 1 egg, and ice water. Pour into flour mixture and stir until dough forms a ball. Divide into 4 portions. Freeze 3 of them or use for other pies. Reserve one for Pilgrim Pumpkin Pie.
  4. 4 To Make Pumpkin Filling: In a large bowl, combine 2 beaten eggs, pumpkin, 3/4 cup honey or sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ginger, cloves, and evaporated milk. Mix well.
  5. 5 Roll out pastry and fit into a 9 inch pie plate. Pour in pumpkin filling.
  6. 6 Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bake an additional 45 minutes, until filling is set.
  7. 7 To Make Honey Ginger Cream: In a large bowl combine whipping cream, 1/4 cup honey, and 1/2 teaspoon ginger. Whip until soft peaks form. Chill 1 hour before serving. Place a spoonful on top of each slice of pie.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 1077 calories; 73.1 grams of fat; 96.1 grams of carbohydrates; 14.1 grams of protein; 165 milligrams of cholesterol; 976 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 13th 2006

    This is the best pumpkin pie I have ever made and eaten. I have read others reviews who stated it wasn't sweet enough and needed to add extra sugar. I disagree, this pie is very sweet. I ...

  2. Nov 11th 2006

    This recipe seemed interesting...with the honey and ginger and all, and when i made it, it turned out perfect. HHowever, I dont think it was very sweet. My normal pumpkin pie tastes very g ...

  3. Oct 29th 2006

    Tastes just like pumpkin pie, except with the fresh pumpkin flavor. I am not very good with pastries but even the crust turned out very good! I might keep that recipe for other pies. I added ...

  4. Dec 5th 2003

    This is a great pumpkin pie. I used the recipe to make 2 pies instead of one - which was a mistake. Next time I will make just one fat pie!Thanks!

  5. Oct 19th 2003

    This reciepie is so easy to follow, even for a foreigner as me(danish). It tastes heavenly and fulfilled a dream of mine since 1993(last time I had pumpkinpie). Thx Fern

  6. Oct 13th 2003

    I didn't make the crust from scratch, used a store bought crust. This pie has a heavy ginger taste, so next time I will add a little nutmeg and a little more cinnamon (just a personal pref ...

  7. Nov 23rd 2001

    This was the first pumpkin pie I've ever made. It was easy and popular with my guests (even the ones who don't like pumpkin pie). I found the recipe lacking a few spices though, next time, ...

  8. Nov 20th 2000

    This pie was smoother than any other pumpkin pie I've had. My husband is british, and has never tried pumpkin pie. He liked it so much he asked me to make it again this week - so for him ...

  9. Oct 7th 2000

    This is an interesting pie. We love pumpkin pie at this house. The pie itself is fantastic, the whipped cream is to die for and the crust is good and flaky. But, the only problem was the cru ...