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PALATIAL PUMPKIN PIE

Ingredients:

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp ginger (scant)

1 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp cloves (scant)

1 1/2 cup pumpkin

1 1/2 cups hot evaporated milk

2 eggs (beaten)

Directions:

Add 3/4 cup water to 3/4 cup milk and heat in saucepan. Blend together sugar, salt, spices. Combine with pumpkin. Add beaten eggs. Stir in hot milk. Pour into 9 inch crust. Bake in hot oven (450 degrees) until crust starts to brown at edges - about 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake till filling has set - about 30 minutes. (Test by inserting knife into center).

PIE CRUST:

2 cups flour, 2/3 cups shortening, dash salt

Blend together the flour and salt. Add shortening. Cut in the shortening and add a few drops of water at a time until dough is not too crumbly. Roll out and bake according to directions. This recipe makes two crusts.

CHELE PEACE