Prairie Grass Cafe’s Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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During this time of the year, we just can’t get enough of pumpkins. Here’s a recipe for a delicious pumpkin pie courtesy of Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris, of the Prairie Grass Cafe in Northbrook, IL. Don’t forget to check out their recipe for pumpkin soup as well.

Luxury Heirloom Pumpkin Pie
Ingredients: (Serves 6)

  • 6 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 10-inch pie crust


  1. Mix the dark brown sugar, white sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger and ground cloves together.
  2. Mix the dark corn syrup, squash puree, heavy cream, whole eggs and vanilla together. Combine the two and stir well.
  3. Pre-bake the pie shell for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
  4. Pour the filling into the pie shell.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees for 50 minutes, or until the pie is cooked through.

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