Worlds Best Praline Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Yes here is truly the recipe for the Worlds Best Praline Pumpkin Pie. If you like pumpkin pie and pralines then you won't find a better recipe than this one. I have made it for years and everyone that tries it thinks its the best pumpkin pie that they have ever eaten. You can make this pie for Thanksgiving Dinner or to serve with that Roast Beef dinner next Sunday. But either way your family and friends will think its the best pumpkin pie they have ever eaten.
There's no reason you can't make and enjoy pumpkin desserts year round. Pumpkin is really good for you.
For Your Pumpkin Pie Recipe You Will Need.
1. One 9 Inch Pie Crust In Pie Pan ( Un Baked )
2. 1/3 Cup Of Very Finely Chopped Pecans.
3. 1/3 Cup Light Brown Sugar.
4. 2 Tablespoons Real Butter At Room Temperature.
5. 2 Large Eggs Well Beaten.
6. 1 Cup Of Canned Pumpkin.
7. 2/3 Of A Cup Light Brown Sugar.
8. 1 Tablespoon All Purpose Plain Flour.
9. 1 Teaspoon Salt.
10. 2 Teaspoons Pumpkin Pie Spice.
11. 1 Teaspoon Nutmeg.( Optional )
12. 1 Cup Evaporated Milk.
You will want to preheat your oven to 450 degrees. Prick your unbaked crust all over with a fork.
Now you will want to combine the pecans , 1/3 Cup Of brown sugar and butter in a small bowl and press into the bottom of your pie shell.And now bake for 10 minutes in your preheated oven.
Now you will want to stir together your eggs , pumpkin , 2/3 cup of brown sugar , tablespoon of flour , salt , and evaporated milk and mix together well. Pour into your pie shell on top of the praline layer. Now you will want to bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes and reduce the heat to 325 degrees and bake for 40 more minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly before you serve. Add a spoonful of cool whip topping to each slice of pie as you serve it.
More Pumpkin Information
Did you know that pumpkin has many medicinal values. Its said to be good for diabetes and stabilizing blood sugars, its an antioxidant, a anti carcinogenic and is a great anti inflammatory. The American Indians taught that the pumpkin was one of the best thing you could eat to get healthy. If a person was feeling bad or fatigued they often fed the person pumpkin. For many years hunters with dogs in the American south have fed pumpkin to their dogs with digestive disorders.
Did you know that the Jack O Lantern in much of Europe was made from a large turnip. It was not until the Europeans came to America that they started raising pumpkins and using them to make scary Jack O Lanterns at Halloween. Farmers in the USA have long used pumpkins and scare crows to decorate for fall.
Do you grow your own pumpkins? If not, why not? You can grow the small ornamental pumpkins if you don't have the room to grow huge pumpkins.
Another really great recipe you can make with pumpkin is pumpkin curry. If you've never had pumpkin curry then you really need to get busy making some real soon. To me it has some of the most wonderful flavor that you will ever taste. Pumpkin Curry is very popular in Southeast Asia and India.
Did you know that Morton Illinois is the self proclaimed Pumpkin Center of the world and they have had a huge pumpkin festival every year since 1966. Nestles pumpkin processing plant is located in Morton Illinois and 90 percent of the pumpkin processed and canned in the United States is done there. At one time there were millions of pumpkins grown at Pumpkin Center near Lake Lure North Carolina but no where near as many pumpkins are grown there now.
The worlds largest pumpkin was grown in Napa California in 2011 and it weighed in at an impressive 1704 pounds which is almost as large as a Volkswagen Beetle. So if your thinking of growing the worlds largest pumpkin in 2012 you have a long way to go.
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