Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Whiskey Pumpkin Pie

pumpkin puree~ 2 cups
eggs~ 3 each
brown sugar~ 3/4 cup
butter~ 4 tablespoons
Bourbon or Scotch of choice ~ 1/3 cup
evaporated milk~ 1 can
cinnamon ~ 1 tablespoon
ginger~ 1 teaspoon
cloves~ 1/2 teaspoon
allspice~ 1/4 teaspoon 
 *in saucepan: combine  brown sugar (1/2 cup) , butter, and salt. stir to dissolve sugar over medium heat bringing to a boil. cook until deep brown, about 5 minutes. remove from heat.
* whisking briskly add bourbon or scotch, then slowly whisk in milk. mixture will bubble vigorously
*  return to heat and cook until pieces dissolved, allow to cool
 * in large bowl whisk remaining brown sugar and pumpkin. whisk in eggs and then spices. add reserved caramel mixture and whisk 
* preheat oven to 350°F. pour filling into par baked crust. bake until just set, about 50 minutes. cool to room temperature, about 3 hours

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