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pumpkin pie sweetened with maple and enhanced with fresh lemon zest and fresh ginger on a cooling rack

Maple Pumpkin Pie with Fresh Lemon & Ginger

This version of pumpkin pie is lightly sweetened with maple syrup and flavored with fresh lemon zest and freshly grated ginger, which provide a bit of zing. If you love pumpkin pie and have been looking for something a bit different, this is it!

Low FODMAP Serving Size Info: Makes 1, 9-inch (23 cm) pie; 8 slices; 1 slice per serving

Course: Dessert, Treat
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Makes: 8 servings
Calories: 223 kcal
Author: Dédé Wilson

Ingredients:

  • 1, partially baked deep-dish 9 1/2-inch, 24 cm All-Butter pie crust

Filling:

  • 1, 15- ounce (425 g) can pumpkin purée (see Tips)
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) pure maple syrup
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) heavy cream, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) lactose-free whole milk, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation:

  1. Have the partially baked pie crust ready to use.
  2. For the Filling: Position rack in center of oven. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.
  3. Whisk pumpkin, maple syrup and eggs together in medium bowl to blend. Whisk in cream, milk and cinnamon, lemon zest, fresh ginger and salt until smooth.
  4. Pour filling into crust and bake until filling is set, about 35 to 45 minutes. The edges will be firmer and the center should jiggle slightly; it will firm up upon cooling. Cool pie completely on rack before serving. Pie is best served the day it is baked but it can be made 1 day ahead; store at room temperature lightly covered with foil.

Tips

  • Pure canned pumpkin is perfect for his pie. Make sure you do not buy “pumpkin pie filling”, which is already sweetened and spiced.
  • Room temperature dairy products will help your pie bake evenly, so plan ahead.
Nutrition Facts
Maple Pumpkin Pie with Fresh Lemon & Ginger
Amount Per Serving
Calories 223 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 86mg29%
Sodium 143mg6%
Potassium 64mg2%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 315IU6%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.