Sara’s Pumpkin Pie

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  • Published Feb 25th
  • Servings8
  • Calories310
My mom makes THE VERY BEST PUMPKIN PIE. Here is her recipe. Enjoy with sweetened fresh whipped cream. Originally submitted to

Sara’s Pumpkin Pie Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sara’s Pumpkin Pie for 8 servings:

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1 2/3 cups evaporated milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust

Sara’s Pumpkin Pie Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Sara’s Pumpkin Pie easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. 2 Combine the sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice, cloves, pumpkin puree, evaporated milk and eggs; blending until smooth. Pour batter into the prepared unbaked pie shell.
  3. 3 Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 15 minutes then lower oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Continue to bake for about another 40 minutes or until pie is firm.


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

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 310 calories; 12.8 grams of fat; 43.3 grams of carbohydrates; 6.9 grams of protein; 62 milligrams of cholesterol; 336 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 25th 2011

    My two sons and I made this dessert together tonight. Because I'm low on white sugar, we used half white and half brown sugars. We made no other changes. This pie took almost double what the ...

  2. Jan 29th 2011

    Finally, I have it memorized! I am welcomed at thanksgiving's nationwide :D Delicious and not overly sweet, although in certain circles, I will use a bit less sugar, and it still gets rave ...

  3. Oct 24th 2010

    Great recipe for basic pumpkin pie. I did need to bake for extra 8 minutes. For those with runny centers, let the pie cool completely-I can understand this as mine took several hours to se ...

  4. Nov 1st 2008

    I used all brown sugar. I removed allspice as I don't care for that spice. I also cut ginger and cloves to 1/4 teaspoon each. I like the pumpkin flavor to shine. Cloves has sharpness to it. ...

  5. Oct 24th 2007

    I made this pie for Thanksgiving a few years ago, ever since I have been told that I will be making pumpkin pie for Thankgiving and Christmas dinners. This is one of the best punkpkin pie re ...

  6. Nov 28th 2006

    I made this pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, and everybody agreed that it was the best pumpkin pie they ever had!! thanks so much for sharing this wonderful recipe. A++++++

  7. Nov 18th 2006

    I tried several pumpkin pie recipes from this website, and this was everyone's favorite, no contest. My hubby is in love with me all over again. :-)

  8. Sep 14th 2006

    I have searched for an outstanding pumpkin pie recipe,and I have found it. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA+++++++++++++++

  9. Nov 10th 2004

    The pie just wasn't that interesting. Pretty bland with a strong clove flavor. Definitely would use only about 1/8 tsp of cloves if I were to make again, but I think I will try another recip ...