Pumpkin Pie with Candied Orange Peel Recipe

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Pumpkin Pie with Candied Orange Peel
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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Line pie shell with aluminum foil and fill with pie weights or dry beans.
  3. Bake until set, about 7-8 minutes.
  4. Carefully remove weights and foil, brush pastry with egg mixture and bake until golden-brown, 15-20 minutes.
  5. For filling: Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 340F.
  6. Blend sugar, spices and salt in large bowl.
  7. Whisk in pumpkin and molasses, then add cream and eggs.
  8. Stir in marmalade and liqueur.
  9. Pour filling into crust.
  10. Bake until almost set, about 55-60 minutes.
  11. Let cool atleast 2 hours.
  12. For orange peel: Remove peel from oranges in 2 inch wide strips using a vegetable peeler.
  13. Slice lengthwise into very fine julienne.
  14. Bring 2 cups water to rapid boil.
  15. Add peel and blanch 5 minutes.
  16. Drain well.
  17. Add sugar and 1/4 cup water to saucepan.
  18. Cook over low heat until sugar is dissolved, swirling pan occasionally.
  19. Return peel to saucepan.
  20. Place over medium heat and boil until most of liquid is evaporated and mixture is pale golden-brown, swirling pan occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  21. Remove from heat.
  22. Gradually stir in liqueur mixture.
  23. Cool to room temperature; if orange peel crystallizes, add 2 more tblsps liquid and heat gently until liquid dissolves.
  24. Just before serving, whip cream to very soft peaks.
  25. Add sugar and continue whipping until billowy peaks form.
  26. Mound about 3/4 cup whipped cream in center of pie.
  27. Sprinkle with orange peel, decoratively.
  28. Pass remaining whipped cream separately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 350.62 Kcal (1468 kJ)
Calories from fat 102.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.36g 17%
Cholesterol 80.99mg 27%
Sodium 132.89mg 6%
Potassium 229.02mg 5%
Total Carbs 61.01g 20%
Sugars 47.35g 189%
Dietary Fiber 2.09g 8%
Protein 3.99g 8%
Vitamin C 25.7mg 43%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 98.2mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 131.9 Kcal (552 kJ)
Calories from fat 38.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.27g 17%
Cholesterol 30.47mg 27%
Sodium 49.99mg 6%
Potassium 86.15mg 5%
Total Carbs 22.95g 20%
Sugars 17.81g 189%
Dietary Fiber 0.79g 8%
Protein 1.5g 8%
Vitamin C 9.7mg 43%
Iron 0.5mg 7%
Calcium 36.9mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.5
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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