|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Servings: 6 to 8|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 14g||19%|
|Saturated Fat 6g||31%|
|Total Carbohydrate 25g||9%|
|Dietary Fiber 2g||8%|
|Total Sugars 21g|
|Vitamin C 3mg||14%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This amazing pumpkin recipe is like a pumpkin pie without the crust. It's a rich and creamy pudding, perfectly spiced and baked to perfection. Pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling) is combined with brown sugar, warm spices, vanilla extract, eggs, and half-and-half until smooth and then baked in a water bath until set. This pumpkin pudding is perfect with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkling of cinnamon sugar or chopped pecans on top.
1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
3 large eggs, slightly beaten
1 3/4 cups half-and-half, or light cream
2 tablespoons frozen whipped topping, optional
Coarsely chopped pecans, for garnish
Cinnamon sugar, for garnish
Steps to Make It
Gather the ingredients.
Heat oven to 350 F. Butter a 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and whisk or beat on low speed until blended.
Pour the pumpkin pudding mixture into the prepared baking dish.
Place the baking dish in a larger pan and add boiling water to a depth of about 1 inch.
Bake for 55 to 65 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
Serve with sweetened whipped cream and cinnamon sugar or chopped pecans for sprinkling, if desired.
- The pudding may also be baked in individual baking dishes or ramekins. Place the ramekins in a larger pan and fill it with boiling water to a depth of about 1 inch. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
- If you prefer your pumpkin pudding chilled, place it in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving.
Is canned pumpkin made of pumpkin?
Although the label reads "pumpkin," not every brand of canned pumpkin puree is made of pumpkin. Many, including Libby's and One-Pie, use a type of squash that is closer to butternut squash. Because pumpkin is a type of squash, the manufacturers can legally promote the product as pumpkin.
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