Pumpkin is a symbol of harvest time, and pumpkin pie is often eaten during the fall and early winter as all you know. You’re looking for a pumpkin pie recipe for Thanksgiving or Christmas or just for regular day to share with loved ones or for your own pleasure… Good timing, now I am going to bake one!

Pumpkin “pies” made by early American colonists were more likely to be a savory soup made and served in a pumpkin than a sweet custard in a crust. It was not until the early nineteenth century that the recipes appeared in American cookbooks or pumpkin pie became a common addition to the Thanksgiving dinner.

Now let’s start to prepare best Pumpkin Pie recipe from scratch for Thanksgiving Dinner or for Christmas, or whatever the occasion is…

1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/3 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon all spice
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon of lemon zest
1 kg / 2.5 pound pumpkin
1 1/2 cup heavy cream or 1 12 oz. milk

Oven 200 Celsius / 400 Fahrenheit