5 ultra original desserts with pumpkin

Pumpkin is a squash of medium size and orange color. It is low in calories 30 kcal per 100g and its little taste of chestnuts is perfect in velvety, pureed or gratin. But did you know that pumpkin is delicious in desserts thanks to its sweet flavors? We like it in pie, cake, marble but also in cookies. We show you.

Cake or pumpkin cakes

Cake or pumpkin cakes

– Pumpkin has the advantage of lightening your cake, it also brings a very sweet taste and a pretty orange color. The icing on the cake will be hypersoft. For a pumpkin cake, mix in order 4 eggs, 175g of brown sugar, add 70g of melted butter, 300g of pumpkin puree (cooked plain), 80g of thick fresh cream or 80g of hazelnut powder, 1 pinch of salt and 1/2 sachet of yeast. Cook, 45 to 50 minutes at 180°C.

To customize your cake, you can add 2 pinches of 4 spices, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, crushed nuts or hazelnuts, or a glaze composed of sweet ice cream and mascarpone or icing sugar and lemon juice.

– In cakes, the pumpkin likes spices such as cinnamon, ginger, or the 4 spices. We love to combine it with other autumn fruits, such as apples or pears. For the crunchy side bet on nuts, such as nuts, hazelnuts, or pecans. Do not forget to add white or dark chocolate chips, the pumpkin will be perfect with each.

Choose from this pumpkin, walnut, and apple cake recipe, pumpkin and hazelnut cake, or this recipe or pumpkin and spice cake.

Pumpkin pie

Pumpkin pie

The pumpkin pie we like in the salty version with bacon, goat, blue, or nuts. In the sweet version, we appreciate its generous filling often scented with cinnamon. Mix 1 kg of cooked and mixed pumpkin (without sugar or salt) with 3 eggs, 20 cl of fresh cream, 75 g of cane sugar, and 1 tbsp of cinnamon. Arrange your puff pastry or sandblasted in your mold, prick with a fork and add the previous preparation. Cook for 30 to 35 minutes at 180°C.

You can add nut chips before baking your pie, add in the filling raisins (soaked in tea or rum and drained), or maple syrup (by lowering the sugar in the recipe).

Let’s go for a version of the pumpkin and cinnamon pie.

Marbled with pumpkin and chocolate

Marbled with pumpkin and chocolate

Your children will love this marble at snack time. This pretty marbled cake in the colors of autumn is not only pretty but also very soft. For the dough, you will need 4 eggs, 175 g of powdered sugar, 220 g of flour, 1/2 sachet of baking powder, 120 g of melted butter, and 1 tbsp of liquid vanilla. Mix everything in order, divide your dough into 2, in one add 180 g of cooked and mixed pumpkin puree, and in the second 100 g of melted dark chocolate. Arrange your dough in a buttered and floured cake pan, alternating the 2 pasta and cook for 45 to 50 minutes at 180 ° C.

Pumpkin cookies

Pumpkin cookies

I am sure that you will adopt this recipe for your future desserts or snacks. The cookies are fluffy inside and crispy outside, a real treat. Mix 180 g of brown sugar with 120 g of butter, add 1 egg, 125 g of plain cooked pumpkin puree, and mix very finely. Add 220 g of flour, 1 pinch of salt, 100 g of chocolate chips or 100 g of grated chocolate, and 75 g of coarsely crushed nuts. Film and reserve 1 hour in a cool place. Form your cookies and cook on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper for 12 minutes at 180°C.

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