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Photos of ‘clear pumpkin pie’ are making the Internet’s mind melt

It’s autumn, and that means two things:

1. Sweaters

2. Pumpkin pie spice

And these days it’s in everything from Kale Chips & Kombucha:

To protein powder:


But lets not forget about the granddaddy of pumpkin pie flavor.

You know, pumpkin pie:

Nothing says “home for the holidays” quite like a slice of fluffy, flakey pumpkin pie.

While the world spins ever-further into chaos, at least there is this one sweet staple to keep us grounded.

Until now.

Because people are losing their damn minds over clear, yes clear, pumpkin pie.

Clear pumpkin pie by @simon.a.davies #holidays #pumpkinpie

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Simon Davies, executive chef at the 3-star Michelin rated Alinea restaurant in Chicaco, set the autumnal world on its head when he started uploading photos of his latest creation: clear pumpkin pie.

Pumpkin pie for the fall menu. #surrealism

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“It is a distillation of pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, and clove. Texture is very important to us,” he explained on Instagram.

One commenter summed it up best, writing “Whaaaaaat?!”

While many, many others went with this two-word reply: “Mind blown.”

Would you sink your teeth into this delicious abomination?