Pumpkin Pie Recipe

This classic pumpkin pie recipe is a Thanksgiving staple! No-fail and minimal ingredients make it the perfect pie recipe.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword fall, Fall baking, pie, pie recipe, pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie, Thanksgiving
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 230 kcal


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 can 15 oz. Pumpkin Puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 can 12 fl. oz. Evaporated Milk
  • 1 slightly baked 9-inch pie shell
  • Whipped cream optional


  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Whisk together the sugar, cinnamon, salt, ginger, and cloves. Slowly stir in the eggs and pumpkin. Add the evaporated milk and mix until full combined.
  3. Pour into your pie shell and bake for 15 minutes. Reduce the heat to 350 and continue to bake for 45 additional minutes. Cool and serve with whipped cream.