Orange spiced pumpkin pie

110916Autumn is a time of cozy recipes and I have prepared one for you. Today we are going to liven up a pumpkin pie with an interesting and fresh aftertaste. This pumpkin pie with orange flavor is a tasty treat.

The orange zest brightens up the bland pumpkin, making it perfectly balanced. Moreover, this amazing pumpkin pie reminds a sun because of its bright orange color and round shape. Bringing feeling of calm and comfort, it will become a family favorite for any get-togethers. You can also serve this autumn pie your friends. They will definitely like it.

One more advantage of this pie is that it has a rather easy recipe and the cooking process will bring you only positive emotions. So, if you really want to treat your beloved with something sweet, don’t hesitate, this dessert is the perfect idea. Tangy orange and cheesy pumpkin make a surprisingly delicious duo in this amazing pie.

Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 100 ml sour cream
  • 1/2 cup of semolina
  • 150 g (5 oz) pumpkin
  • 500 g (17,5 oz) soft cheese
  • dairy butter (for greasing)

Cooking

Combine soft cheese with eggs and sugar. Mix the mass carefully and then mash it until smooth.

Wash a pumpkin and peel it. Grate the pumpkin. Rinse an orange and peel it. Grate the orange zest.

Combine the prepared cheese mass with the pumpkin and orange zest. Stir everything thoroughly. Grease a baking tray with dairy butter and powder it with semolina. Transfer the cooked dough to the tray. Bake the pie in the preheated oven at 180°C (356°F) for 45-60 minutes. Serve the pumpkin pie hot.

Enjoy your meal!

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