Saturday, October 22, 2011

Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

I am in the mood for pumpkin recipes since it is fall time. Hope you find one you would like to try. This delicious Pumpkin Pie Milkshake is easy and quick to make.

Ingredients needed:
4 cups vanilla ice cream
1 cup half-and-half
1/4 cup canned pumpkin
1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Whipped cream and ground nutmeg
Combine in a blender;
half & half, ice cream, pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice; cover and process until smooth.
Pour into chilled glasses.
Garnish milkshake with whipped cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg.
Serve immediately.
This recipe makes 4 servings.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Belgian Pumpkin Waffles

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If you like pumpkin you will love this recipe for Pumpkin Waffles. You can make either Belgian waffles or use a regular waffle iron. These are great with your favorite syrup, but would also be great with honey butter, sprinkle with toasted pecans. Serve for breakfast,brunch or dinner.
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 2/3 cups milk
2 eggs
4 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled
1 cup canned pumpkin puree
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 pinch salt
Toasted pecans

Mix together in a large bowl; flour, cinnamon, baking powder, ginger, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt.

In another bowl, add sugar, pumpkin, eggs, milk, and butter; beat well.
Fold in the flour mixture gently.
Cook according to your directions for your waffle iron.
A Belgian waffle iron takes about 1 cup batter and 4-5 minutes to bake.
They will be a deep golden brown