Christmas Candy With Pumpkin

If already you’re thinking about revenue for the holiday season, here are some suggestions of Christmas candy with pumpkin.

Christmas asks for candy. But this is nothing new. Or constituted the candy a big part of the cuisine of the holiday.
And if the sugar is a constant, also the cinnamon gives the air of grace in many of these recipes. But there is another ingredient that blends in perfectly with the Christmas: the pumpkin.
If it is those who cannot resist to sweets of Christmas with pumpkin, so the recipes that follow are for you.
From the north to the south of the country, there are sweets for all tastes. Of French toast to the flounder, from sweet rice to noodles, of coscoroes to the filhoses or dreams, without forgetting the king cake and cake-the queen or the trunk of Christmas… this just to name a few (of the many) sweets that we have at our disposal at this time.
Indulge yourself and make the graces of your family!

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4 RECIPES OF CHRISTMAS CANDY WITH PUMPKIN

1. FRENCH TOAST WITH SWEET PUMPKIN

The French toasts are one of the sweets typical of the christmas season, but even these have been evolving and giving rise to several variations of the more traditional recipe.
On the blog My Recipes to find this recipe of French toast with pumpkin.
– Ingredients –
8 thick slices of bread type stick or loaf of bread

  • 1 cup of tea of sweet pumpkin
  • 3 dl of red wine
  • Sugar q. b.
  • Eggs (beaten) q. b.
  • Oil q. b. (for frying)
  • Sugar and cinnamon q. b. (to sprinkle)

– Mode of preparation –
Break the slices in half, forming triangles (if you prefer you can leave the slices whole). Then, with the help of a knife, open a cavity in the middle by the side of the base, and fill the bread slices with sweet pumpkin.

  1. The part, in a pan, heat the wine and sweeten to taste.
  2. Then, dip the French toast in the wine, settle in and squeeze a little to remove the excess of wine. Then, pass them through beaten egg.
  3. Heat the oil on to heat and fry the French toast on both sides. When they are fried, remove and drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Place the French toast on a serving platter or dish and sprinkle it with sugar and cinnamon.

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2. FILHOSES / DREAMS PUMPKIN

There are those who would call them dreams, and who apelide of doughnut. It is certain that, whatever the name, this is another of the delicacies that can not be missing at the table when the subject is Christmas candy with pumpkin.

On the website Se7e Sins we found a beautiful suggestion.

– Ingredients –
200g of pumpkin cooked

  • 1 orange (zest and juice)
  • 80g sugar
  • ½ Cup of brandy
  • 25g of baker’s yeast fresh
  • 0,5 dl of lukewarm water
  • 150g of flour
  • The sugar and cinnamon q. b. (to sprinkle)

– Mode of preparation –

  1. Start by cooking about 1 kg of pumpkin. After cooking, drain on a kitchen cloth and squeeze well to remove all the water.
  2. Reduce the pumpkin puree and add the grated rind and the juice of the orange, the sugar and the brandy and beat with an electric mixer.
  3. Then, dissolve the baker’s yeast in the warm water and add to the prepared earlier. Add the flour and beat with the electric mixer. Let it leaven in a warm place, for about an hour.
  4. Heat the oil hot in a deep fryer, and with a tablespoon go placing spoonfuls of dough to fry. When they are fried, remove, place on absorbent paper to remove excess oil and pass by sugar and cinnamon, still hot.

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3. FLOUNDER, PUMPKIN, PUMPKIN AND ALMOND

This is from the blog Sweet Gluttony that we have chosen to include in this list of Christmas candy with pumpkin. Here’s what you need.

– Ingredients –
For the dough:

  • 40g butter
  • 20g of olive oil
  • 100 ml of water
  • 80g of flour without yeast
  • 1 pinch of salt fine
  • Grated rind of 1 orange

For the filling:

  • Juice of 2 oranges
  • 50g of brown sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 c. tablespoon corn starch
  • 250g sweet pumpkin
  • 75g almonds
  • 3 egg yolks
  • Syrup of agave or honey for brushing
  • Sugar and cinnamon to sprinkle

– Mode of preparation –
In a bowl, place the flour. Make a hole in the centre and add the butter in pieces and the olive oil. Start by kneading with the tips of the fingers and gradually adding the water.

  1. After, add the salt and the zest of orange and knead well (until the dough is elastic, detach them from your fingers and become moldable). When you are at this point, shape into a ball and leave to rest for about an hour.
  2. In the meantime, finely chop the almonds, giving them a look “palitado” and book.
  3. Heat a pan with the orange juice, the sugar, the cinnamon stick and the star anise and heat until the sugar melt.
  4. Add the sweet pumpkin and almonds palitadas and stir a little. Let investigate a little. Remove from the heat and remove the cinnamon stick and the star anise.
  5. To the prepared remaining, add the corn starch and egg yolks and stir until the mixture thickens a little.
  6. On a lightly floured surface roll out dough with the help of a rolling pin and fill each azevia with a tablespoon of cream of pumpkin and almond.
  7. Place the flounder on the baking tray previously lined with parchment paper and bake in the oven, preheated to 180ºC, for about 20 to 25 minutes. In the middle of cooking turn to cook evenly.
  8. Remove from the oven and while still hot, brush with syrup, agave or honey warm and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.

4. BROINHAS POTATO AND PUMPKIN WITH DRIED FRUIT

If you still have not proven, will want to (or should). The broinhas christmas are sweets typical of some areas of the country, and there is already this version alternative to the more traditional recipe. This proposal comes from the blog a Pleasure to Cook.– Ingredients –
400g potato

  • 130g pumpkin
  • 100g of butter
  • 300g sugar
  • 500g of the flour with yeast
  • 1 c. to coffee of yeast
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 2 eggs
  • 200g dried fruit (walnuts, pine nuts, almonds, hazelnuts, raisins and dried figs finely chopped)

– Mode of preparation –
Bake the potatoes and the pumpkin. When they are cooked, drain the water and grind until you obtain a puree.

  1. Afterwards, join the sugar, the melted butter, the grated lemon rind and the eggs and mix well.
  2. Gradually, add the flour previously mixed with the baking.
  3. Then, add in the dried fruit chopped coarsely.
  4. With two dessert spoons to form balls of dough and roll them in a plate with flour.
  5. Place the broinhas in a tray, previously lined with parchment paper, and bake in the oven, pre-heated to 180º C, for about 15 minutes.

Good appetite… and good Christmas!