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Carnation Classic Pumpkin Pie

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(NC) - Every Thanksgiving the phones ring off the hook at Nestlé - for this favorite Canadian dessert. The evaporated milk gives this pie its creamy rich taste without the fat of whipping cream.


  • 1 1/4 cups canned pumpkin 300 mL
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar 175 mL
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon 5 mL
  • 1/2 tsp salt 2 mL
  • 1/4 tsp each ground ginger, cloves and nutmeg 1 mL
  • 1 can (385 mL) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 deep-dish unbaked 9-inch (23 cm) pie shell
  • Baked pastry cutouts


Combine pumpkin, sugar, eggs, cinnamon, salt, ginger, cloves and nutmeg in large bowl; gradually stir in evaporated milk, mixing well. Pour into pie shell.

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 55 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted in centre comes out clean. Let cool completely. Garnish with pastry cutouts.

Serving Size: Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information: Per serving: about 265 Calories, 5.6 g Protein, 10 g Fat, 38 g Carbohydrate

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