Rachel’s Organics Pumpkin Pie Recipe

PPierecAutumn means pumpkins and if there is one dessert that all my family anticipate then that is Pumpkin Pie! We’ve made it using fresh pumpkins, and I even created mini pie-lets. But that doesn’t mean we have one favourite recipe and we’re always looking for new variations. Rachel’s Organics sent me over their new Pumpkin Pie recipe and we’ll be trying it out this weekend in time for Halloween!


320g ready to roll short crust pastry

425g canned pumpkin (we used Libby’s)

140g caster sugar

½ tsp ground nutmeg

½ tsp ground cinnamon

2 eggs beaten

25g butter melted

100g Rachel’s Greek Style Low Fat Yogurt


200g Rachel’s Greek style Apple & Cinnamon Yogurt

A sprinkle of ground cinnamon


1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Roll out the pastry on to a floured surface, and line a 22cm fluted loose bottom tart tin with the pastry. Once lined with pastry, place in the fridge for 10 minutes to relax (this will stop the pastry from shrinking).

2. Remove the pastry case from the fridge and line with a sheet of parchment paper and baking beans. Bake the pastry for 15-20 minutes, then remove the paper and beans and cook for a further 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and leave to cool.

3. In a bowl combine the pumpkin puree, caster sugar and spices, then beat in the eggs, melted butter and yogurt.

4. Pour the mixture in to the tart shell and cook for 35-40 minutes until the filling has just set and has a slight wobble.

5. Leave to cool then remove the pie from the tin.

6. To serve top with swirls of apple & cinnamon yogurt and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon. Serve chilled.

Rachel’s Organic Apple & Cinnamon Yogurt & Apple & Cinnamon Fudge Recipe!

As any longtime reader of this blog will know I’m a huge fan of Rachel’s Organic yogurts. Last Christmas we made their fabulous Christmas Ice Cream Bombe, so when I heard they had brought out a new Limited Edition yogurt I was only too keen to try it. We also created our own recipe using the new flavour, Apple & Cinnamon Fudge!

The brand new Apple & Cinnamon yogurt is unfortunately a limited edition. I say unfortunately because it’s absolutely delicious and I could happily have a pot in my fridge at all times. The fresh tang of apple mixed with the dreamy creamy yogurt and spice of cinnamon is like Christmas in a pot! I sincerely believe that everyone should try this new flavour before they lose the opportunity, it’s just that yummy!

I love the Rachel’s Organic website for the recipes they provide, so I eagerly browsed for a recipe using my favourite new flavour. When I discovered that none existed I turned to my husband and his fudge making skills and he created this scrumptious Apple & Cinnamon fudge.

Festive Apple & Cinnamon Fudge

5 Tbsp Double Cream

5 Tbsp Rachel’s Organic Apple & Cinnamon Yogurt

25g Unsalted Butter

450g Granulated Sugar

Heat the cream, sugar and butter in a pan on a low heat until the sugar is completely dissolved. Add the yogurt and heat until 120C, making sure to continue stirring while heating so the mixture does not catch on the bottom of the pan. Remove the pan from the heat and beat until the mixture begins to thicken. Pour into a prepared pan and leave to cool.

Rachel’s Limited Edition Seasonal Fruits Yogurt Review

I’ve been a fan of Rachel’s Organic yogurts for awhile now, so when they asked me to review their new limited edition seasonal fruits multipack I was more than happy to oblige.

The multipack consists of 2 X 120g pots of Apple & Cinnamon yogurt and 2 X 120g pots of Apple & Rhubarb yogurt. These limited edition flavours promise a mouthwatering serving of Rachel’s goodness in wonderful seasonal flavours, but did they live up to my already high expectations?

I tried the Apple and Cinnamon flavour and was instantly impressed. Autumn/Winter always conjures up images in my mind of homemade pies and baked apples all liberally dosed with cinnamon. This little pot managed to deliver all the flavours but with nothing like the calories or hard work. The apple flavour is fresh while the cinnamon gives a wonderful wintry taste. The only problem… there were only two pots and I would have liked them to be larger :)

Next I tried the Apple & Rhubarb, again this yogurt displayed the usual Rachel’s creaminess, but neither the apple flavour or rhubarb were overwhelming. There can be a tendency for rhubarb to be overly sharp or stringy, but here it was subtle and well blended. Another very enjoyable yogurt.

For me there was was really no contest though, the Apple and Cinnamon had to be the winner and I’d be happy to see it in larger pots and available all year round.

Would I recommend this product?

Definitely, they have the usual Rachel’s taste, but with fresh new seasonal flavours that are sure to please.

Could it be improved in anyway?

Only it they were available in larger pots and become a regular member of the Rachel’s range.


For more information about Rachel’s Organic and their products visit them online at www.rachelsorganic.co.uk. On the website you can also find a huge range of mouthwatering recipes!