I have a 10 inch cast iron pan and was hoping to use it to make this pie. If I blind bake the crust, do I need to let it cool before baking with t...

...he custard? Can I stick with the same cooking time once I pour the custard in and place in the oven

Meta Given's Pumpkin Pie
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Matilda L. November 21, 2016
I would worry more about overcooking the crust since a cast iron pan is very dark colored. In step 5 of the recipe, there's a note about blind baking only if you're baking in a ceramic or heavy glass pan, both of which are not as good as conducting heat as metal.
Matilda L. November 21, 2016
I thought the point of that particular recipe was that you don't have to blind bake the crust?
Marjorie November 21, 2016
Yes, but it in a pie tin. A cast iron is way thicker but it also holds heat better. Not sure how to adjust.
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