Honey Pumpkin Pie

Honey Pumpkin Pie

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Honey pumpkin pie is a seasonal delight to celebrate festive occasions. It combines the traditional comfort and essence of fall in each velvety bite. The natural sweetness of honey and the rich, creamy filling perfectly complement the flaky buttery crust. After having a bite, your palate will start dancing due to the flavors of warm spices. It is one of the best desserts for cozy evenings and festive holidays. 

Ingredients For Honey Pumpkin Pie

For The Dough

  • All-purpose flour
  • Sugar
  • Sea salt
  • Unsalted butter
  • Vegetable shortening
  • Vanilla extract
  • Ice water
  • Egg

For The Filling

  • Pumpkin puree 
  • Raw sugar
  • Honey
  • Eggs
  • Heavy cream
  • Vanilla extract
  • Ginger
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Salt

Ingredient Notes and Variations

  1. All-purpose flour: It is the base of the crunchy pie crust. You can use whole wheat flour or a blend for a twist and unique texture. 
  2. Sugar will sweeten your filling and enhance your overall eating experience. Alternatively, you can use brown sugar or maple syrup for complex flavor profiles. 
  3. Vegetable shortening ensures richness and flakiness in the buttery crust. You can use butter and shortening for a twist. 
  4. Heavy cream adds creaminess to the filling and gives it a luscious texture. Experiment with coconut cream or evaporated milk for an innovative taste. You can also use dairy-free alternatives. 
  5. Ginger, nutmeg, and cinnamon: These spices provide warmth and flavor complexity to the pumpkin pie. You can add a dash of cloves or all spices for extra depth. 
Honey Pumpkin Pie

How To Make Honey Pumpkin Pie?

1: Prepare the dough

  • With a food processor, knead the dough with the ingredients like salt, flour, and sugar. 
  • Mix the butter, vanilla, and vegetable shortening in the flour mixture and make a crumbly blend. 
  • Add water gradually until the mixture comes together and forms a dough. 
  • Once you knead the dough, place it on a dusted surface and give it a round shape. 
  • Wrap the dough and let it rest in the fridge for 2 hours until you fill it. 
filling for Honey Pumpkin Pie

2: Prepare the filling

  • Whisk the pumpkin with sugar, eggs, and honey. 
  • Make a silky and smooth batter. 
  • Once you make pumpkin batter, add the spices, cream, vanilla, and salt. Incorporate them into the pumpkin mixture. 

3: Assemble the pie

  • Preheat the oven before assembling the pie to 375 degrees. 
  • Remove the dough from the fridge and place it on a dusted surface. 
  • Roll the dough with ¾ cm and 1 cm thickness. 
  • Place it in the pie tin and poke the holes with a fork. 
  • Bake this crust for 15 to 20 minutes. 
  • Once it has baked, add filling and place it in the oven for the second baking. 
  • It may take 45 to 60 minutes to bake with the filling. 
  • Remove it from the oven and serve once it cools. 
Honey Pumpkin Pie ready for serving

Honey Pumpkin Pie

Adalynn Ward
Honey pumpkin pie is a seasonal delight to celebrate festive occasions. It combines the traditional comfort and essence of fall in each velvety bite.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 8 Slices


For The Dough

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter cold & cubed
  • cup vegetable shortening cold
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup ice water
  • 1 egg for egg wash optional

For The Filling

  • 2 cups pumpkin puree fresh or canned
  • ½ cup raw sugar
  • ½ cup honey
  • 3 large eggs beaten
  • 1 ¼ cup heavy cream cold
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

How to Make?

  • Take sugar, flour, and salt and mix the three. Add vanilla, butter, and shortening to create a soapy mixture. You can use a food processor to make this.
  • Add water slowly until the mixture of flour resembles dough.
  • Place the dough on a lightly dusted surface and form an elongated shape.
  • Place it in the refrigerator and let it rest for 2 hours before filling it.
  • Mix the pumpkin with eggs, honey, and sugar for the filling preparation until the mixture is smooth.
  • Add salt, spices, cream, and vanilla, and mix all ingredients well.
  • The oven must be preheated and the temperature at 375°F.
  • The dough should be rolled up to 3/4 cm and 1cm in thickness.
  • Place the pie in the in the pie tin. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Remove your pie crust from the oven and fill it with a pumpkin batter.
  • Place it in the oven and bake it between 45-60 minutes.
  • Wrap the edges in foil if the edges begin to brown and the pie filling has not baked correctly.
  • Allow the pie to rest up to 5-6 hours before serving so that it can set properly.
  • Add a dollop or two of whipped cream as you serve.


Serving: 1SliceCalories: 623kcalCarbohydrates: 65.1gProtein: 9.6gFat: 36.9gSaturated Fat: 19.4gCholesterol: 164mgSodium: 183mgPotassium: 246mgFiber: 3.5gSugar: 22.2gCalcium: 57mgIron: 4mg
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Hello!! My name is Adalynn I love to eat, travel, and eat some more! I am married to the man of my dreams and have a beautiful little girl whose smiles can brighten anyone’s day!