Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a semi frozen Italian dessert, from "The Lady had Seconds" cookbook. I do not include freezing time in the preparation or cooking times. Be prepared for a rich dessert this is NOT for us calorie watchers.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Line 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan with aluminum foil. Make Toasted pecan crust: reserve 3/4 cup crumb mixture and press remaining mixture on bottom of pan.
  2. Mix pumpkin, rum and spices in medium bowl; reserve.
  3. Heat sugar, water and corn syrup to boiling in medium saucepan, stirring occasionally until sugar is melted; boil, without stirring, until candy thermometer registers 248 degrees (firm ball).
  4. While sugar syrup is cooking, beat egg whites in large bowl to soft peaks. Gradually beat in syrup; continue beating until meringue mixture is room temperature, about 5 minutes.
  5. Beat Whipping cream to stiff peaks in medium bowl. Fold pumpkin mixture into two-thirds of the meringue mixture; fold in half of the whipped cream. Spoon mixture over crust in pan; sprinle with reserved 3/4 cup crust mixture.
  6. Mix vanilla into remaining meringue; fold in remaining whipped cream. Spoon mixture evenly over second crust, mounding slightly over top of pan; cover loosley with foil and freeze 8 hours or overnight.
  7. To serve, remove from baking pan. Remove foil and cut into squares or slices.
  8. To Make Toasted Pecan Crust:.
  9. Mix all crust ingredients in a small bowl and set aside till needed.
  10. Enjoy!

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