Easy Pumpkin Recipes: Nut Bread - Cake - Custard - Pie -Mouse

These recipes are from my mother's recipe collection. Pumpkin is good for you if you don't add too much sugar while fixing it up. It has fiber and vitamins.

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Pumpkin bread tastes good with a hot cup of coffee of tea. It makes a good breakfast bread instead of your ordinary coffee cake.

Pumpkin Bread Recipe


  • 2 cup sugar
  •  3 eggs
  •  1 cup oil
  • 1 can pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1-cup walnuts chopped

To Prepare: Cream sugar, eggs, oil and pumpkin in large bowl. Mix alternately creamed and dry ingredients. Add vanilla and walnuts. Bake in greased mini loaf pans or angel food tube pan at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean. (Do not turn tube pan upside down during cooling) Makes 5 or 6 mini loaves. Excellent with cream cheese. Can be frozen

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Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Pumpkin pie is a good dessert anytime and not just around the holidays. Pumpkin is a good source of fiber and vitamin a.


  • cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoon margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • cup Bisquick
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 1 can pumpkin
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

To Prepare: Beat ingredients in a blender 1 minute. Pour into 9 or 10 inch pie pan. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until

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Mom's Pumpkin Custard Recipe

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees

The delight is this desert recipe is low-fat, low-sugar, low calorie, fiber-filled, actually good for you, and Tastes great!


  • 1 can of pumpkin
  • 1 can of no-fat evaporated milk
  • 1/2 Cup of sugar
  • 2 - 3 teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 eggs or use an egg substitute
  • 8x8 pan - spray coated with cooking spray

To Prepare:

Beat eggs until yellow and frothy. Add sugar and blend well. Stir in Pumpkin. Add evaporated milk. Blend well. Stir in spices. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour in 350 degree oven or until middle is no longer liquid. Cool and serve with cool whip. Southerners traditionally make Sweet Potato pie. Substitute Sweet Potatoes for the pumpkin in any pumpkin pie recipe. Dice Sweet Potatoes and boil as you would to make mash potatoes. When Sweet potatoes are done, remove from heat, drain and mash without adding any milk or butter. Substitute in recipe.

Variation: Pumpkin Pie

follow the directions above recipe, only put the mixture into a pie shell, it usually takes 2 pie shells or one deep dish pie shell.

put foil around the crust edges so they don't burn. bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

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Pumpkin Mouse Pudding Recipe


  • 1 package unflavored gelatin
  • cup dark rum
  • 1 can pumpkin
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yokes
  • teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream

To Prepare: Sprinkle gelatin over run in small cup; let sit. Combine pumpkin, sugar and egg yolks. Add spices, vanilla and salt. Put gelatin (in cup) in pan of simmering water until dissolved. Put gelatin in pumpkin mix. Whip cream and fold into pumpkin mix. Chill in refrigerator until set. Serves 4.

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Pumpkin Cake Recipe

This Cake is a very good recipe. It is moist and delicious. It makes a nice alternative to Pumpkin pie. You can make muffins or cupcakes instead of cake.  It goes well with a cup of coffee, tea or milk. It makes a great breakfast cake instead of your usual coffee cake.

It is a nice alternative to your ordinary coffee cake for the morning break. Add some chopped nuts to the recipe for a nice flavor. Pecans or walnuts would make a good addition.


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoon soda
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 cups cooked pumpkin (canned or fresh)

To Prepare:

Sift together flour, soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, cream together sugar and eggs, then add flour mixture and blend. Add oil and pumpkin and blend. Pour into a tube pan and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Cool on rack and remove from pan before completely cool. Ice.

Icing for Pumpkin Cake

  • 2 stick butter
  • 1 3-oz package cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • box confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Mix ingredients together. Spread on cake

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