Pumpkin

07-Apr-2009 Add to Favorites

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.

Pumpkin Bars
4 eggs
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.

Anonymous commented on 04-Mar-2012 04:47 AM3 out of 5 stars
How about a gluten free, dairy free, egg free Pumpkin recipe? These are delicious and perfect on a chilly fall day. My sons and I love these since we can rarely find baked goods at Earthfare the are GFCF and egg free. Pumpkin Muffins:ONLY MAKES 6! I double
it up . 1/4 cup white rice flour 1/4 cup brown rice flour 1/4 cup sweet sorghum flour 1/4 cup potato starch (can use corn starch)1/4 cup tapioca flour 1/2 tsp xanathan gum 1 tsp baking soda 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup white sugar 1/4 cup oil (I use grapeseed)
1/3 cup and 1 1/2 TBSP apple cider/juice 1/2 cup upmpkin puree 1/2 tsp sea salt Equivalent of 1 egg in egg replacer 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice Put all flours, starch, xanathan gum, baking soda, and salt in large bowl. Mix well.In medium size bowl combine sugars,
apple cider, oil, egg replacer, pumpkin pie spice and puree. Mix well.Add wet ingredients to the bowl of dry ingredients. Bake 350 for 22-23 minutes. Can add chocolate chips or raisins for added flavor!


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Not so good Amazing!!



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