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Pumpkin Pie and Pie Crust (vegan)

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Servings: 1
Categories: Desserts / Pies & Pastries

    -----SWEET CRUST-----
    -(this is for double crust,
    -so just make half for the
    -pumpkin pie):
1  c  Whole wheat pastry flour
1  c  Unbleached white flour
7  tb  To 7 1/2 tbs soy
    Margarine, cut into bits
1/2  ts  Grated nutmeg
    Dash salt (optional)
6  tb  Ice water
3/4  lb  Firm tofu
2  c  Cooked or baked pureed
3/4  c  Fruit Source,
2/3  c  Honey or maple syrup
1/3  c  Oil (1/4 if you use liquid
2  tb  Sorghum or cane molasses
1  t  Vanilla extract
1 1/2  ts  Ground cinnamon
3/4  ts  Grated nutmeg
3/4  ts  Powdered ginger
1/2  ts  Mace
1/4  ts  Sea salt
1  ea  Unbaked Sweet Crust

SWEET CRUST (this is for double crust, so just make half for the pumpkin pie): 1 c. whole wheat pastry flour 1 cup unbleached white flour 7-7 1/2 tbs soy X margarine, cut into bits 1/2 tsp grated nutmeg X dash salt (optional) 6 tbs ice water Place all but water in food processor and process 10 seconds to cornmeal texture. With processor running, add 3 tbs water. Add remaining water slowly, and stop the machine as soon as dough begins to form a ball. Tiny pieces of margarine should be visible in the dough. Form dough into 2 balls (or one if making single crust) and flatten one into a thick disk. Flour your work surface and rolling pin, roll dough from center out to sides, turning into a perfect circle about 10" in diameter. Place rolling pin in center of dough. Fold half over the pin and transfer to a 9" pie plate. Decorate edge and cover with slightly damp kitchen towel and place in refrigerator. HOLIDAY PUMPKIN PIE: 3/4 lb. firm tofu 2 cups cooked or baked pureed pumpkin 3/4 cup Fruit Source, or 2/3 cup honey or maple syrup 1/3 cup oil (1/4 if you use liquid sweetener) 2 tbs sorghum or cane molasses 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 3/4 tsp grated nutmeg 3/4 tsp powdered ginger 1/2 tsp mace 1/4 tsp sea salt 1 unbaked Sweet Crust Preheat oven to 350F. Blend all filling ingredients until smooth and creamy in blender or food processor. Pour into pie shell and bake 1 hr. Chill and serve.

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