The secret to achieving such a creamy taste and perfect texture of this pumpkin pie is to begin baking your pie, in a preheated 425 degrees for 15 minutes- do NOT remove pie from oven- turn the oven down to 350 degrees and continue baking for and additional 45 to 50 minutes.
Kentucky Pumpkin Pie Recipe
1 large can of pumpkin (15-16 oz)
1 unbaked deep dish pie crust
2 eggs, lightly beaten
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups evaporated milk (12 oz can)
*cool whip or whipped cream for topping (optional)
In a large bowl:
Mix eggs and sugar, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger and salt.
Stir in milk and pumpkin.
Mix well, until the mixture is smooth.
Pour into pie shell and bake at 450 for 15 minutes
turn oven down and bake for additional 45-50 minutes.
Cool on wire rack.
*top with a dollup of whipped cream right before serving.