Pumpkin Pie

Preparation info
  • Makes


    26 cm pie
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr 30

Appears in
New York Cult Recipes

By Marc Grossman

Published 2013

  • About

This smooth, delicious interpretation of the Thanksgiving classic is a gift from my friend Sara Jane Crawford, who has lent her baking skills to such fine establishments as the Rose Bakery in Paris and Marlow & Sons in Brooklyn.



  • 135 g ( oz) cold unsalted butter, diced
  • 210 g (


The Pastry

Using a food processor, cut the butter into the flour and salt until the mixture is crumbly, then incorporate the water and lemon juice by hand just until you have a smooth dough. Roll into a ball, wrap it in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Shaping and Blind Baking