Pumpkin

  • Scones   Combine: 2 cups SR flour, 1 tbsp icing sugar, ½ cup cream, 1 cup milk, ¾ cup cooked mashed pumpkin
    Turn onto a heavily floured surface and pat dough out to approx 2cm thickness. Cut into rounds and bake in a hot oven for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.  Sheryl:  Came across this recipe in an Australiana Christmas card from Hodder – made in Australia.
  • Pumpkin and Prune Cake   by Marilena Stanton
    Cream 250g butter (I use less), 1 teaspoon orange rind, finely grated and 1 cup caster sugar till light & fluffy
    Add 3 eggs
    Stir in ¼ cup orange juice, ¾ cup mashed pumpkin (cold) and ½ cup chopped prunes
    Add alternatively, 2 cups SR flour and 1/3 cup milk
    Spread into greased and floured ring tin/kugelhof tin.  Bake in moderate oven 1 hour. 
    Stand 5 minutes then invert. Serve with dusted icing sugar.