Pumpkin pie has become an iconic and cherished part of many people's Thanksgiving celebrations, but its roots go back much further. The tradition of pumpkin pie in the United States can be traced back to early colonial times. Pumpkins, a native crop to North America, were readily available and became an integral part of the early American diet. The settlers learned various ways to incorporate pumpkins into their meals, including turning them into a sweet and spiced pie.

As Thanksgiving became an established holiday, the pumpkin pie secured its place at the center of the feast. The dish symbolizes abundance, warmth, and the bountiful harvest that the Pilgrims and Native Americans celebrated during the first Thanksgiving. Over time, pumpkin pie has become synonymous with giving thanks and sharing a meal with loved ones.

For many families, the making of the pumpkin pie is a cherished tradition passed down through generations. The recipe often comes with stories, anecdotes, and secret ingredients that add a personal touch. Some families have a designated family member who takes charge of making the pumpkin pie each year, turning it into a labor of love and a symbol of continuity.

We hope our version of the Pumpkin Pie can also be a yearly practice in your beloved household. It is not just a dessert; it's a symbol of gratitude, tradition, and the joy of coming together with loved ones. As you enjoy a slice of pumpkin pie during your Thanksgiving celebration, remember the rich history and the many stories woven into this beloved tradition.

Earl Grey Pumpkin Pie

A delightful twist on the traditional Thanksgiving dessert, this Pumpkin Pie will surely be a hit with your guests.
Course Dessert


  • 1 can pumpkin pie filling
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp. Earl grey tea


  • Steep Teabbloom's Earl Grey Tea in a pot. Add cinnamon and cloves, and any other spices you desire.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine pumpkin pie filling, condensed milk, ground ginger, ground cinnamon, eggs, and earl grey tea mixture. Combine well.
  • Transfer into a liquid measuring cup for easy pour. Fill 24 small pie shells or use 1 big one. Bake in the oven at 375 degrees F for 25 minutes.
  • To make a Earl grey infused whip cream take 1 carton of whipping cream and pour into a container. Put in 3 tablespoons of Teabloom's loose leaf Earl Grey Tea into the cream and leave in the fridge over night. The day after, strain the leaves out of the cream. Whip the mixture as per usual and add onto the pumpkin pies.


Keyword earl grey dessert, pumpkin pie, thanksgiving dessert