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Bean Pie



  • 3 (16 ounce) cans any colored beans, drained and mashed
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon (or orange) juice
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell


  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Combine all ingredients except pie shell and stir to blend. When well combined, pour into pie shell.
  3. Place in preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Lower heat to 350 degrees F and bake an additional 30 minutes, or until center is set.
  5. To serve, add a dollop of freshly whipped cream to each slice.


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