Food Friday – our favorite awesome pumpkin pie recipe….

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Happy Friday guys,
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I am sharing my most loved (by myself and Florian, my mom somehow hates the consistency and the taste – guess she is not fall fan after all) recipe on my blog today. This pumpkin pie has been my go-to pie for nearly every fall and winter ocassion and I just adore it and it is so simple.

And even simpler if you are in any area where you can get pumpkin puree in a can. Unless you don´t have one like me you have to make it by yourself.

So here is what you need:

For the pastry:
– 250 gr. of flour
– 75 gr. of white sugar
– 125 gr. butter (softened)
– 1 egg
– 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda

I put all the ingredients in the mixer and wait unitl it look dry, then I pour the dough onto the countertop and kned it until it is one big and nice ball

After that I try to roll it out as flat as possible and then I put it into the pie form spreading it as far in every corner as possible so that you can go up the edge for a nice border of your cake

Now I set it aside and make the filling.

For the filling you´ll need:
– 350 gr. of pumpkin puree
– 150 gr. of brown sugar
– 3 teaspoons of pumpkin spice mix
– 3 eggs 
– 200 gr. of sour cream (you can also use heavy cream but this changes the consistency of your filling since it isn´t as thick as sour cream)
– I cute the pumpkin into small pieces and let it bake in the oven for about 30 to 40 minutes until it is soft enough to be removed from the peel by a spoon 
– then I puree the pumpkin with a half cup of water 
– mix the other ingredients of your filling into the bowl with your pumpkin puree and stir until you have one evenly batter
– pour it into your pie form with the pastry
– bake for 45 minutes at 180 ° (350 Fahrenheit)
I already made it about three times this fall and I am going to make it as one of the two Thanksgiving desserts. 
So delicious you guys. Make yourself a cup of coffee or tea and just enjoy.
Thanks for stopping by. Take care. See you.

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Food Friday – homemade apple cider for fall festivities…

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Happy Friday you guys,
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as fall is my favorite season in terms of weather, clothing and food on weekends you can find me glued to my kitchen counter and trying out new recipes. I don´t care if it is a hearty dish, a sweet treat or even a drink.
So since there isn´t any hot apple cider available in Germany I made my own. 
So here is what you need:
– 12 apples – obviously (I mixed sweet and sour)
– 2 oranges
– cinnamon 
– cloves grounded 
– sugar 
– water
– whiskey or bourbon if you like
How-to:
– peel and cut the apples and put into a huge pot
– peel and cut your orange and add to the pot
– add the spices and the sugar to your fruit in the pot

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– let it cook for a short time and then let it simmer at a medium temperature for about two hours
– be sure to have a look and stir from time to time
– puree everything in your pot and let it simmer for another 45 minutes
– serve hot with a stick of cinnamon (and additional a shot of whiskey or bourbon)


I am going to serve this as an aperitif for our Thanksgiving dinner. It is the perfect fall drink.


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