PUMPKIN BUTTERSCOTCH PIE RECIPE | BON APPÉTIT
Provided by: Sarah Patterson Scott
Yield: 8 Servings
|1 1/4 cups all purpose flour|
|1/2 teaspoon sugar|
|1/4 teaspoon salt|
|10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes|
|3 tablespoons (or more) ice water|
|3/4 cup (packed) golden brown sugar, divided|
|2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter|
|1/4 teaspoon salt|
|1/4 cup Scotch|
|1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream|
|1 cup canned pure pumpkin|
|3 large eggs|
|1 teaspoon ground cinnamon|
|1/2 teaspoon ground ginger|
|1/4 teaspoon ground cloves|
|1/4 teaspoon ground allspice|
|1 cup chilled whipping cream|
|1 tablespoon sugar|
|1 tablespoon Scotch|
- Mix flour, sugar, and salt in processor. Add butter; using on/off turns, process until very coarse meal forms. Add 3 tablespoons ice water; using on/off turns, process until moist clumps form, adding more water by teaspoonfuls if too dry. Gather dough into ball; flatten into disk. Wrap and chill 1 hour.
- Roll out dough to 12- to 13-inch round. Transfer to 9-inch-diameter glass pie dish. Fold edges under and crimp decoratively. Chill dough until firm, about 1 hour. DO AHEAD Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and keep chilled.
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Line crust with sheet of foil. Fill with dried beans or pie weights. Bake 20 minutes. Remove foil with beans. Bake until just beginning to turn golden brown, piercing with fork if bubbles form, about 15 minutes longer. Cool completely.
- Combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, butter, and salt in medium saucepan; bring to boil over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Boil until deep brown, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add Scotch, then cream (mixture will bubble vigorously) and whisk until smooth. Return to medium heat and stir until most caramel bits dissolve. Strain butterscotch mixture into small bowl. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally.
- Whisk remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar and pumpkin in large bowl. Whisk in eggs, then spices. Add reserved butterscotch mixture; whisk to blend. DO AHEAD Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Rewhisk before using.
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Pour filling into crust. Bake until just set, about 50 minutes. Cool to room temperature, about 3 hours. DO AHEAD Can be made 8 hours ahead. Store at room temperature.
- Using electric mixer, beat cream, sugar, and Scotch in medium bowl until peaks form. DO AHEAD Can be made 4 hours ahead. Cover and chill. Rewhisk if necessary before serving.
- Cut pie into wedges. Serve with dollop of whipped cream.
How do you make pumpkin and butterscotch cookies?
Add pumpkin, oil, and vanilla and beat on low until blended. Beat flour mixture into pumpkin mixture on low until flour is just incorporated. Mix butterscotch chips into dough. Drop 1/4-cup scoops of dough 2 1/2 inches apart onto the prepared baking sheets. Slightly flatten the tops of the dough with a spatula.
What is the best way to cook a pumpkin?
Cut pumpkin into small manageable pieces and cut off pith and seeds. Place cut pumpkin skin side up in a large roasting pan. Add 1/4 inch of water and bake uncovered for 1 hour or until tender. Remove from oven and allow pumpkin to cool. When cooled, cut away skin and mash or puree.
How do you make a pumpkin cocktail?
Add that to a robust rye whiskey, then pour a little triple sec and a hint of an anise liqueur, such as absinthe. The egg white marries the flavors perfectly and creates a pumpkin cocktail that is sure to impress.
What ingredients do I need to make a pumpkin beer?
2-3 15 oz. cans of pumpkin with no added sugar or preservatives. You can also add fresh, roasted pumpkin to your extract kit if you prefer. (pumpkin roasting recipe can be found in Step 2 of the all-grain instructions below) Additional brewing equipment (see beer recipe instructions for full list) 2. Mix beer grains and canned pumpkin