Pumpkin Chiffon Pie will be a big hit at your Thanksgiving dinner. The chiffon filling is very smooth and silk like with a great flavor. People who are not a big fan of the traditional pumpkin pie, will definitely like this version.
History: Chiffon pies were popular under the name of Sissy Pies in the early 1900s. They were also called Fairy Tarts or Fluff, Sponge, or Souffle Pies and were based on variously flavored puddings, lightened with beaten egg whites that were then baked in a pastry crust.
1943 – In Fannie Merritt Farmer’s The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, there is a recipe for Lemon Chiffon Pie, Coffee Chiffon Pie, Eggnog Chiffon Pie, Pumpkin Chiffon Pie, and Strawberry Chiffon Pie. Gelatin was used in all her pie recipes.
Please check out What’s Cooking America’s Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Menu which includes this easy-to-make and very delicious Chiffon Pumpkin Pie.
Pumpkin Chiffon Pie – Thanksgiving Pumpkin Chiffon Pie:
Source: This photo was shared with me by my sister, Carol Arroyo, and her wonderful website called The Baking Pan.
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