Holiday Baked Pumpkin Recipe
Why make pumpkin pie, when we can enjoy the pure flavor of pumpkin, baked to caramelization!
3 lbs pumpkin
1 ½ cup sugar
1 cup shredded walnuts
Preheat the oven to 350F
Cut the pumpkin in half and scoop out the seeds. Cut it to small pieces 2“ x 2”.
I a heavy bottom pan heat 1 ½ cup sugar. Once starts to melt lower the heat and while stirring get the sugar completely melted. Pour the caramelized sugar to the baking pan and spread it evenly. Add the pumpkin pieces skin side up and pour ¾ glass water. Cover the pan with foil and bake it in the oven. After 40 minutes, once the pumpkin is soft and cooked, remove the foil and bake it for another 10 minutes.
Serve the pieces sprinkled with shredded walnuts over caramelized pieces.