Options

Format:
Include:
PRINT
See more
Scott Peterson Photo by: Scott Peterson

Baby Pumpkins with Garlic Custard

They're so cute, they're practically decor. Although you can use any small edible pumpkins, the Baby Bear works best; other varieties don't hold as much custard.

Sunset OCTOBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 6 baby pumpkins

Ingredients

  • 6 small pumpkins
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon finely shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 400°. Bake pumpkins until just tender, about 20 minutes. Cut off tops and set aside, then scoop out seeds.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together heavy cream and whole milk with garlic, parmesan cheese, eggs, salt, and white pepper. Pour mixture into a measuring cup.

3. Arrange pumpkins in a baking dish large enough to hold them without crowding. Divide custard mixture among pumpkins and cover with tops. Pour enough water into dish to reach halfway up sides. Bake until custard jiggles only slightly, about 30 minutes. Remove from dish and let cool 5 minutes.

advertisement

Go to full version of

Baby Pumpkins with Garlic Custard recipe

advertisement