"Pumpkin, I will love you until the end of vine."  --- Anon
 


 

Ginger Pumpkin Mousse Recipe

When treats in individual portions. You can present your dessert mousses in the same way - spooned into chilled stemmed balloon glasses and garnished with berries, a slice of citrus, chocolate curls, or mint. Or, more simply, chill the mousse in your favorite clear bowl and then divide it among dessert plates at the table and serve with some delicious cookies. Either way, your guests will love this pumpkin mousse recipe as an elegant grand finale.

Ingredients:
4 eggs
7 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin|
1 cups pumpkin puree or canned pumpkin
teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon freshly grated ginger
teaspoon grated nutmeg
cup heavy cream, chilled
Minced crystallized ginger, for garnish

Directions:
1. Beat the eggs with the sugar until the mixture is light colored and thick. Add the gelatin and beat to blend well. Mix in the pumpkin puree and spices and chill the mixture until it begins to set.
2. Whip the cream into soft peaks; fold into the pumpkin mixture. Pour into 4 to 6 dessert dishes or a large serving bowl
3. Chill for 4 hours. Before serving, decorate with the crystallized ginger. Serves 4-6

You just want a little something sweet, a cool, smooth mousse is the perfect dessert. The Silver Palate shop was never without row after row of those lovely light treats in individual portions. You can present your dessert mousses in the same way - spooned into chilled stemmed balloon glasses and garnished with berries, a slice of citrus, chocolate curls, or mint. Or, more simply, chill the mousse in your favorite clear bowl and then divide it among dessert plates at the table and serve with some delicious cookies. Either way, your guests will love this pumpkin mousse recipe as an elegant grand finale.

 

 

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Soup Recipe

This pumpkin soup recipe is a winner. It's so velvety and intensely flavored, just a cupful of wonderful! Pumpkin - or butternut squash if your garden is overflowing - never tasted so delicious.

Ingredients:
4 tablespoons ( stick) unsalted butter
4 cups roasted and pureed, or canned pumpkin
2 cups cooked pureed sweet potatoes
1 cup smooth peanut butter
6 cups Chicken Stock or canned broth
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
Snipped fresh chives, for garnish
Sour cream, for garnish

Directions:
1. Melt the butter in a soup pot over medium heat. Stir in the pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and peanut butter.
2. Add the stock, pepper, and salt, and stir will until smooth. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes.
3. Before serving, garnish the soup with chives and sour cream.

 

 

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