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Raw Food Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Pumpkin pie is a dessert with pumpkin as its main ingredient. This pie is known for its flavorful taste and is very popular in the USA and Canada. Pumpkins are known to be full of vitamins that help in boosting the immune system. They are rich in lutein and vitamin A, which are great for the eyesight. If you are following a healthy diet, a pumpkin has a low-calorie count that may help in weight loss. This recipe is raw, no-bake, and egg-free. It is a healthy addition to your lunch or dinner.

Ingredients:

For the crust:

• 7 dried apricots (diced)
• 3 tbsp coconut butter
• 2 tbsp coconut sugar
• 1 tsp cinnamon
• 1/2 tsp lemon juice
• 1/2 cup raisins (diced)
• 1/4 cup oat flour
• 1/4 cup coconut flour
• 1 1/2 cups pecans (dried)

For the filling:

• 1 cup coconut butter (melted)
• 1 cup carrot juice
• 1 cup pumpkin flesh (peeled and diced)
• 1 cup cashews (soaked for 20 minutes)
• 1/4 cup honey (coconut nectar as alternative)
• 1 tbsp lemon juice
• 1 vanilla pod scraping
• Pinch of salt
• 2 tsp pumpkin spice (or mixed spice as alternative)
• 2 tsp lecithin (optional)

Instructions:

For the crust:

Prepare a food processor.
Add all ingredients for the crust.
Blend well to combine.
Continue to blend until its texture is fine and sticky.
Prepare a tart pan with a removable base.
Add the crust mixture and spread it to distribute evenly.
Lightly press down the mixture to the bottom for a firmer base.
Set aside while preparing for the filling.

For the filling:

Prepare a blender.
Add all ingredients for the filling.
Blend well to combine.
Continue to blend until the mixture is smooth.

Assembly:

Pour the filling on top of the crust.
Gently tap the pan so that the filling will spread evenly.
Smoothen the surface using a spatula.
Place inside the fridge and chill for at least 4 hours, but recommended overnight.
Once done, slice into equal portions.
Serve and enjoy!

Raw Food Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50nFjaSiorU

How To Make Dessert With Leftover Bread (Caramel Bread Pudding)

Caramel bread pudding is an easy recipe for your leftover bread. It is a delicious and sweet dessert that is perfect with ice cream or yogurt. Add your favorite nuts and raisins as garnishing to add more flavor and texture to your bread pudding. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

Irish Bread:

• 2 cups all-purpose flour
• 1 cup whole wheat flour
• 1 tsp baking soda
• 1 tsp Kosher salt
• 1.5 cups buttermilk
• some flour (for dusting)

Bread Pudding:

• 1.5 loaves of bread of your choice
• 3/4 cup granulated sugar
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 1/2 tsp cinnamon
• 2 cups milk
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 1/4 cup whiskey
• 1/4 cup heavy cream
• freshly grated nutmeg to taste
• 2 beaten eggs
• some crushed pistachios (optional)
• some honey (optional)

Salted Caramel Sauce:

• 1 cup granulated sugar
• 4 tbsp unsalted butter
• 1/2 cup heavy cream
• 1 tsp kosher salt

Instructions:

Irish Bread:

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Prepare a mixing bowl.
Add all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking soda and kosher salt.
Whisk to combine.
Gradually add buttermilk while stirring the mixture.
Continue to stir until it becomes a dough.
Transfer to a work surface.
Knead the dough and form it into a ball.
Set aside.

Prepare a baking sheet.
Dust it with some flour.
Place the dough ball on the baking sheet.
Scour top of the dough with a tick-tock like pattern.
Place it inside the oven.
Let it bake for 30-45 minutes or until golden brown.
Once done, remove it from the oven and let it cool.

Bread Pudding:

Slice any bread you have into 1-inch cubes.
You can use the Irish bread or any leftover bread in your pantry.
Place the bread cubes on a 11 x 7-inch baking dish.
Set aside.

Set a small pot over medium-high heat.
Add granulated sugar, salt, cinnamon and milk.
Cook and whisk the mixture until well combined.
Add vanilla extract and whiskey.
Continue to whisk until the mixture is well combined.
Once done, transfer the mixture into a mixing bowl.
Put the mixing bowl in a bowl full of ice to make the cooling process faster.
Add heavy cream, grated nutmeg and beaten eggs.
Continue to whisk until well combined.
Once done, pour it over the bread cubes.
Sprinkle some crushed pistachios.
Drizzle with some honey.
Place it inside the preheated oven.
Let it bake for 35 minutes.
Once done, remove from the oven.
Set aside.

Salted Caramel Sauce:

Meanwhile, prepare the salted caramel sauce.
Set a small pot over medium heat.
Add granulated sugar.
Cook and stir until sugar completely melts.
Once melted, add unsalted butter.
Continue to stir until the butter completely melts and combines with the melted sugar.
Let it simmer for 10 seconds.
Gradually add heavy cream while stirring the mixture.
Let it simmer for 20 seconds.
Add kosher salt.
Continue to stir until well combined.
Once done, remove from the heat.

Assembly:

Slice the bread pudding into squares for servings.
Drizzle over the salted caramel sauce.
Serve and enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

You can skip the Irish bread part if you have leftover bread in your pantry.

You can add more garnish like raisins and your favorite nuts on the bread pudding.

How To Make Dessert With Leftover Bread (Caramel Bread Pudding)
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxP4rBtUXJA

Quick And Easy Homemade Cinnamon Rolls Recipe – Soft And Fluffy Cinnamon Rolls In 4 Simple Steps

These soft and fluffy homemade cinnamon rolls are sweet snacks you can prepare for a weekend brunch. This recipe is quick and easy to follow with just a few ingredients needed. The amounts listed make about 12 cinnamon rolls.

Ingredients:

Dough:

• 3 cups flour
• 3/4 cup warm milk
• 1/4 cup butter
• 2 1/2 tbsp sugar
• 1 1/4 tsp salt
• 1 tsp yeast
• 1 egg

Cinnamon Mix:

• 1/2 cup soft brown sugar
• 2 tsp cinnamon powder

• 1/4 cup unsalted butter (softened)

Instructions:

Dough:

In a mixing bowl, add warm milk.
Add an egg.
Whisk to combine.
Add sugar, salt, softened unsalted butter, and yeast.
Whisk to combine.
Add flour.
Mix well until dough comes together.
Knead the dough until smooth.
Flatten the dough.
Cover it with a bowl and let it rest for 5 minutes.

Cinnamon Mix:

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Prepare another mixing bowl.
Add soft brown sugar and cinnamon powder.
Mix well.
Set aside.

After 5 minutes, roll out the dough until it has 1/4th-inch of thickness.
Spread the unsalted butter on the dough.
Sprinkle the cinnamon mix on top.
Spread it by using a spatula to distribute evenly.
Roll up the dough.
Pinch the edge to seal.
Divide the dough to equal portions.
Place each portion into a butter-greased baking dish.
Cover the dish with cling film.
Let it rest for 50-60 minutes to increase in size.
Once done, place it inside the oven.
Let it bake for 18-20 minutes.
Once golden brown, remove from the oven.
Serve and enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

You can use a baking sheet or tray and line it with baking parchment if a baking dish is not available.

You can add frosting on top of each cinnamon roll once done baking.

Quick And Easy Homemade Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=am6_6KGnhpc