Slab Streusel Pumpkin Pie is quick easy way of making Pumpkin Pie Bar using cake mix supermarket short cut. This type of pumpkin pie can be made quickly without having to roll out bottom crust. Using a two step method making pumpkin pie filling and then a streusel topping. Simple putting pumpkin filling into prepared 9 by 13 inch baking pan, then topping with streusel topping. The baking time is about 42 to 45 minutes in 350°F oven until streusel becomes golden brown. Then enjoying a wonderful square of Slab Streusel Pumpkin Pie with some whipped cream or ice cream. Sprinkling some cinnamon as a extra blast of flavor.
Pumpkin Pie Filling:
The pumpkin pie filling is based on Libby’s Pumpkin Pie recipe but using spice shortcut. This recipe ratio of pumpkin puree, evaporated milk, eggs and sugar is perfect. But to simplify spices by using just pumpkin pie spice, which contains cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg and allspice.
Mixing pie filling is simple process, combined pumpkin puree, sugar, eggs, evaporated milk and pumpkin pie spice in mixing bowl. Only takes a few minutes to measure all the ingredients and whisk until combined. Then just pour the pumpkin filling into prepared 9 by 13 inch pan.
Making Streusel Topping:
This is unbelievable easy topping only takes a few minutes to make with four ingredients. Staring off with box yellow cake mix, butter cut into small pieces, pumpkin pie spice and optional pecan pieces. First mix together the cake mix with pumpkin pie spice to get evenly mixed together. Then put pieces of butter in with spiced cake mix and rub with hands until butter works into cake mix forming crumble pea size texture. Then optional add pecan pieces to streusel topping and work into streusel topping.
Here comes fun part just sprinkle the streusel topping evenly all over the pumpkin pie filling. Place in pre heated 350°F oven middle rack and bake for about 42 to 45 minutes. The streusel topping will be light golden brown and pie fill will be set up. Check with pairing knife, sticking right in center of pan. If it comes out clean, remove from oven, place on cooling rack until room temperature. Then refrigerate for 2 hours to achieve good firm pie filling. Cut into 3 by 6 for 18 pieces of Slab Streusel Pumpkin Bars. Top with whipped topping and sprinkling of cinnamon.