I recently found a version of this recipe online, and have re-written it so that the directions are more clear. As I have some pumpkins left over from Halloween, I'll be making it soon and will let you know how it comes out! :)
These are very light rolls pleasantly flavored with pumpkin, that could be served with a main dish. Home cooked pumpkin could be used instead of the canned pumpkin. BTW, one 15 oz can of pumpkin contains about 2 cups. This recipe yields about 3 pounds of dough. Prep time includes rising times. Each roll is 1 1/2 oz
I was searching the web for directions on preparing sugar pumpkins for puree and stumbled across this recipe. A wonderful fall treat! This is easy to make and an elegant dessert for those special times.
I got this recipe from Nigella Bites- the show. Loved it from the very first time I made it. The good thing about this recipe is that it also has a vegetarian version so no one misses out on the taste.
These are the softest and most delicious rolls I've ever had. There's NOT a bit of pumpkin flavor....the pumpkin just seems to add moistness and color. My father and brother (who don't eat pumpkin) love these rolls when I make them at holiday dinners. I have to make a double batch because some people just sit and fill up on these rolls instead of dinner. They stay soft for days if wrapped.
Prep time includes the waiting time for rising.
Tasty fall dish for supper or a buffet. Add as much heat as you like or change the garlic and herbs to your taste. Make ahead and pop in oven when ready. Recipe has evolved to our tastes from "French Country Kitchen" by Ann Hughes-Gilbey
The addition of the pudding mix is what makes this special, it bakes out moist and rises high every time, if desired you could add a 1/4 cup grated coconut to the batter and the spices may be adjusted to taste -- you may also bake this in small mini loaf pans and reduce the baking time slightly --- for greasing pan see my recipe#78579
If pumpkin seeds are properly toasted they are wonderfully crunchy to eat, boiling the seeds in the stated amounts of water will create the best crunchy pumpkin seeds --- you will use 2 cups water to every 1/2 cup seeds and about 2 teaspoons of salt to every 2 cups water --- yield is only estimated it will depend on how much seeds you get from one medium pumpkin.