Sweet Melissa Sundays – Ginger Custard Pumpkin Pie

by Jessica on November 7, 2010

Ginger Custard Pumpkin Pie

Guess what time it is? Yes, time for more pumpkin! And really, who can get enough pumpkin pie?? This round, it’s a Ginger Custard Pumpkin Pie, by Melissa Murphy. With all these variations, I’ve definitely changed my feelings on pumpkin pie. I was never a huge fan, but when you pair it with rich Fall flavors such as caramel, ginger or maple, it can change anybody’s mind!

Melissa’s recipe calls for a 10″ pie plate, but all I had was a 9″, so I obviously wound up with extra filling. And what am I to do with all that, but make four little custard cups for later! Perfect for a quick snack after the pie is all gone! 🙂

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Many thanks to Debbie of Every Day Blessings of The Five Dee’s for this week’s choice. It was phenomenal! 🙂 Check her blog for the recipe and see other ‘Sweet Melissa Sundays’ pies here!

Ginger Custard Pumpkin Pie (pgs. 196-197)
Source: The Sweet Melissa Baking Book by Melissa Murphy

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1 Candy November 7, 2010 at 5:14 am

I loved this too and loved the idea of making individual servings. Your look fantastic.

I love the look of your blog!

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2 Lora November 7, 2010 at 9:02 am

Love the ginger pumpkin combo and the dessert cups idea. yum!

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3 nancy@skinnykitchen November 7, 2010 at 9:10 am

I never get enough pumpkin! This custard sounds really good…

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4 Stephanie November 7, 2010 at 12:02 pm

What BEAUTIFUL photos you have! I know this pie is delicious because I made it and tried it, but even if I hadn’t tried it, I’d KNOW it was a winner based on your pics!

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5 Tracey November 7, 2010 at 12:24 pm

I’m with you Jessica – never been a huge pumpkin pie person, but all this variations I’ve been making have converted me 🙂 Your pie is gorgeous! I gave my pie away so didn’t get a shot of a slice, but yours looks perfect.

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6 Eliana November 7, 2010 at 6:37 pm

I’m so upset I didn’t attempt this as yours looks picture perfect. Now I know what my baking project is going to be for next weekend.

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7 Julie November 7, 2010 at 9:01 pm

Your pictures are great! The white plate is beautiful. This recipe does bring a new twist on pumpkin pie.

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8 The Dainty Apron November 7, 2010 at 9:27 pm

Your pie looks great =) Love the picture with the fork!

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9 Gloria November 7, 2010 at 11:00 pm

Your pie slice looks delicious!

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10 Margot November 8, 2010 at 12:12 am

Your pie looks terrific! I like pumpkin pie to begin with, but it’s even better with the addition of caramel or ginger.

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11 Jeannette November 8, 2010 at 10:51 am

Lovely photos! Glad this pie made you a convert. It always makes me sad when people don’t like a certain holiday ‘staple.’ Welcome to the pumpkin pie lovers club 😉

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