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Gingerbread Pie is the perfect dessert for any holiday celebration. Layered with gingerbread flavor, a creamy cream cheese layer and topped with whipped cream and spices, you simply won’t need another holiday pie recipe ever again!

how to make homemade gingerbread pie

Much like peppermint, Gingerbread is a staple flavor for the holidays. You just can’t celebrate the holidays without it.

After making our Gingerbread Bars, I decided it was time to take this holiday spice flavor to the next level and make it in a pie that is creamy and full of texture.

So, get ready to whip up this delicious holiday pie!

how to make homemade gingerbread pie

What is Gingerbread Made of?

Gingerbread is a baked sweet that contains ginger and sometimes a blend of spices such as cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, cardamom and anise. It is often sweetened with a combination of brown sugar, molasses, light or dark corn syrup, and/or honey.

how to make homemade gingerbread pie

What You Need To Make Gingerbread Pie

For The Pie

  • One 9in pre-made pie shell
  • 1/4 cup unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

For The Sour Cream Layer

  • 1 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract – you can also use imitation
how to make homemade gingerbread pie

How to Make Gingerbread Pie

Place the pie shell onto a cookie sheet and preheat the oven to 350 degrees

Using a small bowl, melt the butter and allow to cool slightly

Using a large bowl, beat together the eggs and sugar until combined and then add the melted butter and stir until combined

Beat in the molasses, heavy cream, and lemon juice until combined

Beat in the dry ingredients until combined

how to make homemade gingerbread pie

Pour the batter into the pie shell and bake in the oven for 45-60
minutes or until the center is firm

Remove from oven and increase oven temp to 425 degrees

Using a medium bowl, whisk together the sour cream, sugar, and vanilla
until combined and smooth

Pour over the top of the pie

Place into the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes

Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before placing into the
fridge overnight

Top with fresh whipped cream, cinnamon and Gingerbread Oreos before serving!

Enjoy!

how to make homemade gingerbread pie
Gingerbread Pie

Gingerbread Pie

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Gingerbread Pie is the perfect dessert for any holiday celebration. Layered with gingerbread flavor, a creamy cream cheese layer and topped with whipped cream and spices, you simply won't need another holiday pie recipe ever again!

Ingredients

For The Pie

  • One 9in pre-made pie shell
  • 1/4 cup unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

For The Sour Cream Layer

  • 1 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Place the pie shell onto a cookie sheet and preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. Using a small bowl, melt the butter and allow to cool slightly
  3. Using a large bowl, beat together the eggs and sugar until combined and then add the melted butter and stir until combined
  4. Beat in the molasses, heavy cream, and lemon juice until combined
  5. Beat in the dry ingredients until combined
  6. Pour the batter into the pie shell and bake in the oven for 45-60minutes or until the center is firm
  7. Remove from oven and increase oven temp to 425 degrees
  8. Using a medium bowl, whisk together the sour cream, sugar, and vanilla until combined and smooth
  9. Pour over the top of the pie
  10. Place into the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes
  11. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before placing into the fridge overnight
  12. Top with fresh whipped cream, cinnamon and Gingerbread Oreos before serving!
  13. Enjoy!

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