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Easy Thanksgiving Dessert Recipe

This easy Thanksgiving Dessert Recipe is perfect for a Thanksgiving celebration dinner with family and friends.

It's nothing fancy but it's tasty and most importantly, easy to make.

Serve it hot with some vanilla ice cream.

Use the first recipe to make your own pumpkin puree or get it from a can.

The pumpkin bread recipe is farther down on the page.

Fresh Pumpkin Puree Preparation

Oven: Preheat 205C (400F)
Dishes: cookie sheet or baking pan
large knife
Ingredients: 1 sugar pumpkin 1 kg(2.2 lb)
Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 205C or 400F.
2. Wash the pumpkin and cut in half.
3. Place the pumpkin halves on a baking pan or cooking sheet, flat side down.
4. Roast in the oven for 50 to 60 minutes.
5. After 50 minutes, check the pumpkin for soft consistency and adjust time if needed.
6. Take the pumpkin out and scoop out the pumpkin flesh. Careful it's hot!!! You may want to wait a little...
7. Puree in a food processor and keep aside for now.

Thanksgiving Dessert Recipe: Pumpkin Bread

Oven: Preheat 175C (350F)
Dishes: 2 large bowls
1 whisk
1 electric mixer
2 loaf pans 22 X 11.5 cm (8 1/2 X 4 1/2 inch)
Ingredients: unsalted butter15 ml(1 tablespoon)
all purpose flour750 ml(3 cups)
baking soda10 ml(2 teaspoons)
baking powder10 ml(2 teaspoons)
ground cinnamon12 ml(2 1/2 teaspoons)
nutmeg3 ml(1/2 teaspoon)
allspice1 ml(1/4 teaspoon)
salt1 ml(1/4 teaspoon)
pumpkin puree500 ml(2 cups)
granulated sugar250 ml(1 cup)
packed brown sugar250 ml(1 cup)
large eggs4
vegetable oil60 ml(1/4 cup)
buttermilk400 ml(1 2/3 cup)
Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 175C or 350F.
2. Using the butter, coat the two loaf pans and put aside.
3. In a large bowl, combine the first set of dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and salt. Whisk and set aside.
4. In the other bowl, mix the pumpkin puree, granulated sugar and brown sugar. Mix with the electric mixer (paddle attachment) on medium speed for two minutes.
5. Add the eggs and oil and mix for another two minutes. Make sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl.
6. Turn the mixer on low and add 1/2 of the flour mix.
7. Mix well and add the buttermilk.
8. Mix and add the rest of the flour mix.
9. Pour 1/2 of the batter in each loaf pan.
10. Smooth off the top with a spatula.
11. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes. Check that a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clear to indicate that it is ready.
12. Cool for 10 minutes on a cooling rack.
13. Slice and enjoy the results of this easy Thanksgiving dessert recipe with a side of vanilla ice cream.

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