How to Make a Crowd-Pleasing Pumpkin Slab Pie

The vacations simply wouldn’t be the identical without pumpkin pie, that is why it’s a mainstay on nearly anyone’s seasonal menus. but it may be elaborate to serve up this classic dessert to a crowd — and that’s wherein the slab pie is available in!

How to Make a Crowd-Pleasing Pumpkin Slab Pie

How to Make a Crowd-Pleasing Pumpkin Slab Pie


recipe pie crust
can pure pumpkin (15 oz. each)
1 tsp. fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1 1/4 c. heavy cream
1 1/4 c. whole milk
large eggs
1 c. dark brown sugar
1/2 c. granulated sugar
2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp. salt

Whipped cream, for serving (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place 1 rectangle pie crust on lightly floured work surface. Lightly flour dough and roll into 12 x 10-inch rectangle, flouring and scraping as needed to prevent sticking.
  3. Gently wrap dough around rolling pin and transfer to half of 15½ x 10½-inch rimmed baking sheet, placing the 10-inch side of dough along the longest side of the pan and allowing dough to hang over 3 sides.
  4. Roll the remaining piece of dough; place on another half of the baking sheet, overlapping slightly with the first piece. Press seam together to seal.
  5. Trim any excess dough, leaving 1/2-inch overhang if possible. Crimp and press edges of crust to create even rim, using any trimmed dough to seal cracks or gaps.
  6. Cover with large sheet parchment paper and pie weights or dried beans. Bake 14 minutes.
  7. Remove paper and weights. Bake another 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden.
  8. Meanwhile, in 4-quart saucepan, cook pumpkin and ginger on medium-high 10 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  9. In a medium bowl, whisk cream, milk, eggs, brown sugar, granulated sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and salt until smooth. Add pumpkin mixture, whisking again until smooth.
  10. Pour mixture into pre-baked pie crust. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until set.
  11. Cool completely before cutting into 12 to 16 pieces. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.

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