High Altitude Baking: Breads, Cakes, Quick Breads, Cookies, Pies.

Climb every mountain, and you're likely to find a frustrated baker. That's because most baking recipes are developed and tested for use from sea level to about 2,000 feet. We've assembled some guidelines that should help you bake successfully above 2,000 feet. Why Does Altitude Matter? Liquids boil at lower temperatures {below 212 degrees}, and … Continue reading High Altitude Baking: Breads, Cakes, Quick Breads, Cookies, Pies.

Ashley November Deep Dish Pumpkin Pie.

Makes one 9-inch pie, enough to serve 10 to 12 * 1 unbaked 9-inch Pie Crust, homemade or store bought 1 15-ounce can pumpkin puree * 3/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 … Continue reading Ashley November Deep Dish Pumpkin Pie.

Gramie’s Dark & Spicy Pumpkin Pie.

Makes a big pie. One Pie. Bake at 425 degrees for 50 minutes. 2 large eggs {or 3} 1 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 cup maple syrup {blend is suitable} 1 1/2 cups pumpkin 1 cup evaporated milk Combine all ingredients … Continue reading Gramie’s Dark & Spicy Pumpkin Pie.