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Homemade Pumpkin Pie

This homemade pumpkin pie is super easy, super delicious and it looks great as a dessert on a festive dinner. This recipe is amazing, the taste of pumpkin is simply transformed by the cinnamon, tasting more like an apple pie with a hint of pumpkin.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Author: Petro


  • 400 gr = 14 oz Thin Puff pastry
  • 1 kg = 2 lbs Pumpkin grated
  • 50 gr = 2 oz melted butter
  • 1 Small cup sugar
  • 7 Tablespoons oil I used sunflower
  • 2 Fistfuls walnuts halves or crushed; I prefer them in halves
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • 10 gr = 0.35 oz vanilla sugar or 2-3 teaspoons


  • Mix the grated pumpkin with oil, place in a non stick skillet and roast for about 2 minutes on high.
  • Add sugar, vanilla sugar, walnuts and cinnamon
  • Spread half of the pastry sheets on a baking tray (make sure the pastry is larger than the tray)
  • Spread the pumpkin composition on
  • Fold the pastry's edges over the pumpkin mixture
  • Place the rest of pastry sheets over the pumpkin mixture
  • Nicely tuck in the top layer of pastry
  • Pour melted butter over the top layer of pastry
  • Bake for 30 min at 180 C = 356 F
  • Sprinkle cinnamon and powdered sugar