Pumpkin Pie with caramelized waltnuts


Ingredients (8 servings)

1 1/3 cups of flour all purpose

1/2 teaspoon of salt

1/2 cup of butter

4 to 5 tablespoon of ice water(to make the dough)


2 cups of boiled and mashed pumpkin

2/3 cup of golden sugar

1/4 cup of glass sugar

1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder

1/2 teaspoon ginger powder

1/4 teaspoon of salt

1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg1 1/2 teaspoon of grated orange peel

1 1/2 cup of heavy cream

3 beaten eggs


2 tablespoon of sugar

1/2 cup of chopped waltnuts or in quarters

whipp cream to serve


For pastry

In a bowl mix the flour and salt, adding a little butter to form coarse crumbs.

Add in a little cold water to form the dough into a ball wrap in plastic wrap and leave in refrigerator for about 20 minutes.

Preheat oven to 180 ° c.

Later put the dough on a floured surface and roll the dough giving the pie shape of the mold to be used.

Cover with waxed paper and place a weight (some beans)

and cook about 8 minutes

Remove the weight, reduce the heat (160 degrees) and cook 4 minutes more.

Remove and let cool.


In a bowl mix the pumpkin with sugar and add the cinnamon, ginger, salt, nutmeg, orange zest and incorporating them finally add the cream and eggs.

Pour into prepared the dough and cook in oven 180 ° cdurante about forty to fifty minutes, until cream is firm.

Cool 3 hours in refrigerator.

Meanwhile in a skillet with a little sugar caramelized nuts and always medium-low heat, stirring until they are caramelized and roasted.

Cool de nuts over an aluminium foil

Whip up some cream for garnish and then decorate with nuts caramelized.