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Bon Appetit Pumpkin Mascarpone Pie

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“I got this recipe from Bon Appetit November 2007. I didn't want to lose it so I'm posting here for safe keeping. The Mascarpone lightens up the filling and the topping.”
1hr 25mins
1 pie

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Crust.
  2. Blend flour and salt in processor.
  3. Add butter and shortening;pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. Add 1/4 cup ice water;pulse until dough begins to clump, adding more ice water by teaspoonfuls if dry.
  5. Gather into ball and flatten into disk.
  6. Wrap in plastic and chill at least 30 minutes.
  7. Preheat oven to 350°F
  8. Roll out dough on floured work surface to 12-inch round.
  9. Transfer to 9-inch glass pie dish and trim overhang to 1 inch beyond rim.
  10. Crimp edges and chill crust while making filling.
  11. Filling.
  12. Using electric mixer, beat pumpkin and sugar in large bowl until well blended.
  13. Add eggs and next 7 ingredients and beat until blended.
  14. Add mascarpone cheese and beat just until mixture is smooth.
  15. Transfer filling to prepared crust.
  16. Bake pie until custard is set, about 55 minutes.
  17. Transfer pie to rack and cool.
  18. Whipped cream and Mascarpone Topping.
  19. Combine ingredients in medium bowl.
  20. Using electric mixer, beat to soft peaks.
  21. Can be made 4 hours ahead.

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