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Baked Pumpkin to use in a Recipe
Cut a small pumpkin in half and clean out cavity.
Place flesh side down in a cake pan or cookie sheet with sides.
Add a little water.
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 ½ hrs or until pumpkin is fork tender.
Scrape out and mash or puree in the blender.
Use in recipes that call for mashed pumpkin or freeze for later use.
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
2 c pumpkin seeds
1 ½ tsp seeds
2 TBS veg oil
Wash seeds and mix them in bowl with veg. oil so that seeds are covered.
Spread seeds on ungreased cookie sheet.
Sprinkle salt over the seeds.
Bake at 250 degrees, stirring frequently, for approximately 1 hour or until seeds are dry and evenly brown.
Cool and store in a tight container.
2 tsp baking powder
1 2/3 c sugar
1 tsp soda
¾ c veg oil
1 tsp cinnamon
2 c mashed pumpkin
½ tsp nutmeg
2 c flour
½ tsp salt
Mix eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin until light and fluffy.
Stir in remaining ingredients.
Spread out evenly on a greased 15X10 pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 mins.
Frost with cream cheese frosting.
Cream Cheese Frosting
3 oz soft cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla
½ c margarine
2 c powdered sugar
Cream together cream cheese, margarine and vanilla.
Add sugar and mix well.