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Pumpkin Soup Cordials

Howard L. Puckett
Yield Makes 5 cups


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans cooked pumpkin
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons crème fraîche or sour cream

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; sauté until tender but not brown. Stir in pumpkin and next 4 ingredients. Cover and simmer 30 minutes.

  2. Pour soup into cordial glasses; top with a dollop of crème fraîche.