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Old 11-23-2011, 07:44 PM   #1
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Libby's pie, help/comments, please

I made the filling for pumpkin pie today, and have refrigerated it to make my crust and bake it tomorrow. It seems to be a little "loose". Is this the way it should be? I made it last year and it was perfect, but can't remember the consistency before baking. Suddenly, I am not sure of myself.

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Old 11-23-2011, 07:48 PM   #2
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I just put a Libby's pie in the oven, yes it will be a very liquid mixture.
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Old 11-23-2011, 08:21 PM   #3
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As a baker I can say that Libby's is a bit more loose this year, at least on the large scale level. We use a chemical stabilizer to make Libby's useable this year(we didn't get much Libby's this year)
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Old 11-23-2011, 08:41 PM   #4
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I made one earlier today. Very liquid before, just fine after.
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Old 11-23-2011, 08:43 PM   #5
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I used the Libby's recipe with Aldi brand pumpkin.
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:26 PM   #6
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I made the filling for pumpkin pie today, and have refrigerated it to make my crust and bake it tomorrow. It seems to be a little "loose". Is this the way it should be? I made it last year and it was perfect, but can't remember the consistency before baking. Suddenly, I am not sure of myself.

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The recipe on the Libby's can always makes a runny filling. It will firm up when cooked to directions.
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:38 PM   #7
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The recipe on the Libby's can always makes a runny filling. It will firm up when cooked to directions.
Agree. TNT.
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Old 11-24-2011, 07:38 AM   #8
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Phew! Thanks for the reassurance. Happy Thanksgiving to all.
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I used the Libby's recipe with Aldi brand pumpkin.
I used Aldi's pumpkin also but, I cheated and added a teaspoon of cornstarch.
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Old 11-24-2011, 11:48 AM   #10
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I replaced the canned milk with 8oz. heavy cream and 4oz. milk!

Added some vanilla too. My mom puts vanilla in everything, and apparently I inherited that trait!

I had a case and a half of Aldi pumpkin, but am down to just 5 cans....
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