Drunken Apple/pumpkin Pie
Pies & Pastries
9-inch pie shell,
-- mashed and drained
thick & chunky
Each cinnamon and ginger
Each allspice and cloves
In a bowl, beat together the eggs and sugar until light. Mix in the
pumpkin, applesauce, flour, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice,
cloves, half-and-half and vanilla; blend thoroughly. Pour into pie shell.
Arrange pecan halves over top of filling.
Bake at 425 F. in lower third of oven for 20 minutes, then reduce oven heat
to 350 F. and bake 30 to 35 minutes longer, or until filling is firm and a
knife inserted 1" from the edge comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
At serving time, warm rum in a small container suitable for pouring. Light
the rum with a match and pour immediately while flaming over the pie.
Yield: Serves 6 to 8.
From 1991 "Shepherd's Garden Seeds Catalog," pg. 59. Electronic format by