It looks like the pumpkin shortage might be coming to an end, so it's time to enjoy the squash again. Canned pumpkin is undeniably a fall pantry staple and full of sweet, wholesome flavor. Who would guess that these dessert recipes are loaded with antioxidants, fiber, and vitamin A? You could almost say they're good for you.
Use good, old-fashioned canned pumpkin puree, not pumpkin pie mix, for these recipes. If you want to get your squash straight from the garden, try the French Cinderella pumpkin, as known as Rouge vif D'Etampes; it's a fabulous pick for desserts and soups. Garden fresh or pantry easy, these pumpkin dessert recipes will taste scrumptious either way.
An inexpensive dessert can be hard to find - most of the time. Pie pumpkins are priced quite nicely this time of year, as well as the year round availability of canned pumpkin puree. That makes this spiced pumpkin mousse recipe a perfect choice for a delicious, seasonal treat.
If classic crème caramel is comforting, then this pumpkin crème caramel recipe is the ultimate comfort food. Pureed pumpkin and aromatic spices warm up the flavor of this already soothing, velvety-smooth dessert. The secret ingredient, a hint of maple syrup, gives an almost indiscernible rustic note to the sophisticated dish. The finished result is absolutely fantastic at a stylish dinner party or after a casual family supper.
Traditional pumpkin pie recipes are always great, but why not mix things up a little and try a fantastic variation based on the classic autumn flavors of maple and pumpkin? That's right, maple pumpkin pie! Use a store-bought pie shell or make pastry in your own kitchen. This easy dessert is so fantastic, there won't be any leftovers!
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This subtly spiced pumpkin profiteroles recipe tastes just like a light pastry version of traditional pumpkin pie. These pumpkin cream puffs are so easy to whip up, yet look like they came straight from the bakery. Simply make batches of pumpkin pastry cream and choux pastry dough to create an elegant dessert perfect for a dinner party on a chilly night. Bon appetit!
This pumpkin pastry cream recipe, a truly delicious replica of spiced pumpkin pie custard, can be used in profiteroles, Napoleons, éclairs, tarts, and Génoise cake. The use of crème patisserie is limited only by your imagination; grace a simple or an elaborate French dessert recipe with it. The results will be equally delicious.