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Pumpkin Pies (About Four Pounds)



  • 1 small pumpkin, about four pounds
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoonfuls of molasses
  • 2 tablespoonfuls of ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoonful of ginger
  • 2 teaspoonfuls of salt
  • 2 quarts of hot milk


Pare the pumpkin, and take out the seeds. Steam till soft, and strain through a colander.

Beat in the eggs, molasses, ground cinnamon, ginger, salt, and hot milk. If more sweetening is needed add a little sugar. Bake with an under crust only. This receipt will make five pies.


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The Century Cook Book (1901).

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