Wait a sec ... what have you roasted? The bit you want to roast is the hard stuff, the same stuff you need to roast. All that gooey crap in the middle is no use at all - you want the seeds from it, but that's it.
pastry to line a 9" pie dish 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1 1/2 cups cooked or canned (unseasoned) pumpkin, mashed or pureed [I steam it] 1 1/2 cups evaporated milk 1/2 cup milk 1 egg, slightly beaten
preheat oven to 220C. Line 9" pie dish with the pastry Mix the remaining ingredients and beat till smooth Pour into the lined pie dish Bake for 10mins, then lower heat to 150C and bake for 45 mins or until the filling is firm
I serve it with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.