Housemade Crust and All: Here's a Step-By-Step Recipe for Classic Pumpkin Pie
There's perhaps no dessert that feels more "fall" than pumpkin pie. Better yet? Homemade pumpkin pie. So we're sharing a step-by-step recipe that's easy to follow and whose end product is even easier to devour.
Photo by jeffreyw This homemade pumpkin pie couldn't be easier to make, and it tastes a lot better than one made from a can.
Here's how to make it:
Photo by Veganbaking.net For starters, you'll need a sugar pumpkin.
For the crust*
Note: All ingredients, especially the butter, should be very, very cold (you can even freeze the flour for a bit). This is the key to a flaky crust; it ensures that the butter won't melt during mixing.
*crust recipe adapted from Martha Stewart
Of course, if 100 percent homemade's not your thing, a store-bought pie crust will do just fine.
For the filling
For the whipped topping