Recipe: Hobgoblins’ Pumpkin Pudding

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A scrumptious chilled pumpkin dessert with a delicious orange and cinnamon flavour that will cool the hottest hobgoblin


  • one and a half pounds (675g) pumpkin
  • one and a half pounds (675g) granulated sugar
  • 2 tsps. of powdered cinnamon
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 pints (1.2 litres) water
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Put the coarsely chopped rind and juice of the 2 oranges in a 5 pint (3 litre) saucepan
    2. Add the water and boil until the orange rind is soft
    3. Add the sugar, pumpkin and powdered cinnamon then simmer until the pumpkin is soft
    4. Remove and keep the pumpkin on one side, then continue boiling the rest of the ingredients until it is reduced to half, about 30 minutes
    5. Return the pumpkin to the pan and simmer for about 5 minutes
    6. Allow to cool then pour into a serving dish and refrigerate
    7. Serve well chilled


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