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Sunday, November 7, 2010

SMS: Ginger Custard Pumpkin Pie

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This weekend it began to feel like Fall in Florida.  Up until now, it was still a consistent high 80's - 90's.  But Friday morning started off chilly and it has been long-sleeves weather ever since.  It is definitely a nice change!  And what better way to make it feel extra Fall-ish than to make a Pumpkin Pie.  Debbie of Everyday Blessings of the Five Dee's couldn't have timed her selection of Sweet Melissa's Ginger Custard Pumpkin Pie recipe any better! Thanks for picking it, Debbie!

I made the full amount of Ginger Custard Pumpkin filling, but cheated a bit and used a store-bought Graham Cracker Crust (gasp!).  There was a bit of left over filling after the Graham Cracker crust was filled up, so I poured the remaining filling into two ramekins.  This was perfect because we got to sample the filling before bringing the pie to dinner tonight!  The filling was absolutely delicious.  Much moister and creamier than other Pumpkin pies I've had in the past.  And what a nice touch with the Ginger flavor!  I can't wait to try it with the Graham crust and some whipped cream!

I plan on serving the pie with some homemade Whipped Cream - either Caramel Whipped Cream or Cinnamon Whipped Cream... not sure yet.  What do you think?

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Thanks for hosting, Debbie!  Be sure to visit Debbie's blog Everyday Blessings of the Five Dee's to see the recipe for this wonderful Fall-ish pie.  And visit the rest of this week's participating SMS'ers to see how theirs came out!  

Ps - I haven't posted in a little while because I just got married!  Some more pictures to come soon. :)
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11 comments:

Tracey said...

Wow, congratulations Stephanie! Gorgeous photo, can't wait to see more :)

Your pie looks terrific! I vote caramel whipped cream for the topping. Good call on the graham cracker crust - I bet it was a nice combo with this filling.

Jessica of My Baking Heart said...

Love your wedding photo! So beautiful. :)

Definitely go with the cinnamon whipped cream - delicious!!

Eliana said...

Awww - awesome pic. Can't wait to see more.

As for what to serve with the pie - I definitely love the sound of cinnamon whopped cream.

Julie said...

Beautiful photo! Can't wait to see more of them!!!

Your pie looks delicious! I'd pick cinnamon whipped cream. Yum!

thedaintyapron said...

I was thinking how great your pie looked and then got totally distracted by your gorgeous wedding photo! You look absolutely beautiful =) Congrats to the both of you.

Gloria said...

Beautiful wedding photo! Congratulations!!!

Your pie looks great too. Graham cracker crust sounds yummy with this pie.

thewhimsicalcupcake said...

Congrats on getting married!!! Looking forward to more pics!

YOur pie look fab and I totally vote for the caramel whipped cream ;)

margot said...

Yum, the pie looks fanstatic! I think caramel whipped cream sounds like a wonderful accompaniment.

Congrats on your marriage! That's a great photo.

Candy Girl said...

Congratulations! Beautiful wedding photo!

I think this would be fantastic with a graham cracker crust and your pie looks beautiful and delicious!

Kerstin said...

Congrats! Can't wait to see more pictures - your dress is gorgeous!

miss said...

Very nice!
Haha, had to laugh about "long sleeves" though - I am in a down jacket right now, but that's what I get for being wayyy up here in MN!

Thanks for sharing, looks delicious. And congrats!

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