Tag: Pumpkin

Pumpkin Walnut Muffins Topped with Pumpkin Seeds
Baking and Sweet Endings

Pumpkin Muffins

When you see all the amazing, colourful winter squash at the farmer’s market you just know it’s time to begin baking with pumpkin! I only use muffins liners that are made from baking parchment as they come right away from the muffin and don’t leave behind any of the muffin goodness stuck to the paper […]

Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes, Kirkland Maple Syrup
Egg and Brunch Dishes

Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes

Oh yum…it’s pumpkin time again! These pancakes will definitely fit the bill on Thanksgiving morning!  You can easily cut the recipe in half if you only want 8 pancakes. Makes Approximately 16 Pancakes 2 cups unbleached flour (you can use 1/2 cup wholewheat flour) 2 Tbsp. sugar 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. baking powder 1 […]

Knucklehead Squash, Baby Sugar Pumpkins
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How To Make Pumpkin Puree

When planning to make your own puree, it’s best made with a Sugar pumpkin, not a Jack ‘O Lantern/Halloween pumpkin. Sugar pumpkins have a lot more flavour and are not watery when cooked. Cut your pumpkin in half, scoop out the seeds and stringy bits (a ice-cream scoop works well), place cut sides down on […]

Pumpkin Walnut Loaf with Marmalade
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Pumpkin Walnut Loaf

The first time I baked this loaf, I wrote a note at the top stating that it’s “fabulous”.   And it’s definitely time to make it again!  I love all the spices used in fall baking, they make the house smell so darned good! Make the Pumpkin Loaf 2 cups unbleached flour 1 tsp. baking soda […]

Ingredients Ready for Pumpkin Waffles
Egg and Brunch Dishes

Harvest Pumpkin Waffles

We all have our little touchstones. With the whiff of fall in the air and as Thanksgiving approaches, my mind (or my stomach) turns to is pumpkin. OMG, here is a waffle recipe that is to die for!  The cinnamon, the pumpkin, yum!  I make them every Thanksgiving weekend (just gotta love those traditions). The […]

Nora's Pumpkin Pie, whipped Cream Garnish
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Nora’s Pumpkin Pie

Our Mom, Nora was an awesome pie maker. Her daughters are always vying for “the just like Mom’s” award. Psst…I have Mom’s rolling pin and am convinced it has magical properties! Makes a 9” Pie 1 ½ cups tinned pumpkin (see below), not pumpkin pie filling ½ cup golden brown sugar 1 Tbsp. molasses ½ […]

Pumpkin Bundt Cake on Doily
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Gilded Pumpkin Cake

This is one terrific Bundt cake!  My Dad loved spice cakes of any kind, so we always baked a spice cake for his birthday.  It was always popular when I made it at work, usually for a corporate luncheon around the end of October.  Back in the day, I used my own cooked pumpkin and […]