Stuffed Pumpkin With Cranberry-Raisin Bread Pudding

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Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep
25 mins
Cook
1 hr

This is a beauty for your Thanksgiving holiday table. The ingredients for vanilla sauce are also listed.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut off top of pumpkin, reserving lid with stem. Scoop out pumpkin seeds and pulp, and reserve for another use. Brush inside of pumpkin shell with 1 tablespoon melted butter. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Top with lid.
  2. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes.
  3. Brush inside of baked pumpkin shell with 1 tablespoon butter; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.
  4. Stir together eggs and next 6 ingredients; spoon pudding mixture into a lightly greased 8-inch square pan.
  5. Bake pumpkin and bread pudding at 350° for 25 minutes. Let pumpkin cool; spoon bread pudding evenly into pumpkin shell. Serve with Lemon-Vanilla Sauce.
  6. Note: For individual servings, substitute 12 (1/2-pound) pumpkins. Scoop out seeds and pulp; sprinkle each pumpkin shell with 1 teaspoon butter and 1 teaspoon sugar, and bake with the bread pudding. (Do not prebake as with the larger pumpkin.) Spoon bread pudding evenly into baked pumpkin shells.
  7. For lemon vanilla sauce: Cook vanilla bean, water, sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until smooth and thickened.