National Pumpkin Pie Day:
Celebrated on December 25th, every year. The day is to enjoy with delicious Pumpkin Pie.
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Why Pumpkin Pie Day?
The Day is to celebrate Christmas but also with the Symbol of Harvest, Pumpkin and one of its delicious recipe “Pumpkin Pie”, a spiced dessert prepared with pumpkin-flavored fillings. Pumpkin Pie is usually prepared during the early winter and fall season however, it is a traditional custom to prepare pumpkin pie and serve after every Thanksgiving dinner.
How we can Celebrate National Pumpkin Pie Day:
Enjoy pumpkin pie and celebrate this day. Try some pumpkin pie recipe at home and never forget to share using this hashtag #pumpkinpieday on social media. However, I know you all will be busy celebrating Christmas. If you find time, go ahead with the below recipe and prepare for thanksgiving.
Pumpkin Pie Recipe: Ingredients:
- Pumpkin —It depends on what amount of milk you choosing. Go for 1:1 ratio.
- Condensed milk -for sweetening purpose.
- Two eggs.
- Crushed Ginger and cinnamon- 1 tablespoon-You can also other spices like cloves, nutmeg and Star Anise if you want spicy.
- Pie Crust-1 (Unbaked)
Step 1: Take a bowl, Add Pumpkin, condensed milk, eggs, Crushed Ginger and cinnamon. Whisk it until it becomes light creamy and smooth.
Step 2: Place the Pie crust on the baking sheet and pour the mixture gently. Spread it evenly. Bake it for 30 minutes. Gently check it with spoon or a knife until it comes to the desired consistency. Serve hot.
Happy pumpkin Pie Day and Merry Christmas to all of you!
Interesting Facts About National Pumpkin Pie Day:
The pumpkin itself is originated in North America. Later pumpkin was exported to France from through it was introduced to England where it was used first as a pie filler in the seventeenth century.The cookbook of the seventeenth century published in England consisted of several pumpkin recipes from where it get started and spread to other parts of North America and Europe in the name of pumpkin pie. however pumpkin was used to make soup during the American colonial times instead of stuffing in the crust.The recipe of stuffing the flesh of pumpkin in the pie crust was introduced by the British.Later,it is likely to spread to other European and North American countries during the British rule.
During the nineteenth century,pumpkin pie became a common recipe in American cookbooks.In addition, this recipe is prepared for Thanksgiving dinner.During the American civil war,the southern states started boycotting the pumpkin pie since they thought that this is some other culture imposed on them as because they don’t have the culture of preparing pumpkin pie at all.Instead they used fillings made up of sweet potato,pecan and bourbons.
In around 1947, Pumpkin pies were not encouraged to be served after Thanksgiving dinners, prominently because of the use of eggs in the recipe.However,today, throughout all states of the United States, it become a traditional culture to serve this pumpkin pie after every Thanksgiving dinner. In addition to that, many companies now produce seasonal products like candy, cheesecake, ice cream, and pancakes that are pumpkin pie flavored.
History of National Pumpkin Pie Day:
The origin and the creator of National Pumpkin Pie Day are yet to be found. We were not able to find within our research.