Wednesday June 19th 2019

Pudim de Abobora – Mexican Pumpkin Custard

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Recipe: Pudim de Abobora – Mexican Pumpkin Custard

Summary: A Creamy, Spiced Mexican Pumpkin Custard


  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup evaporated skimmed milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup canned or pureed cooked fresh pumpkin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon each ground ginger, salt, and grated orange peel
  • 2 teaspoons firmly packed brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. ln medium mixing bowl beat together skim milk, evaporated milk, and eggs; add pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, salt, and orange peel and, using wooden spoon, stir until mixture is thoroughly combined and smooth.
  3. Lightly spray four 6-ounce custard cups with nonstick cooking spray; fill each cup with 1/4 of pumpkin mixture.
  4. Place cups in 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan and fill pan with boiling water to a depth of about 1 inch; bake until surface of custard is firm, about 30 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon sugar over each custard and bake 10 to 15 minutes longer (until knife, inserted in center of custard, comes out clean).
  6. Remove baking pan from oven and carefully remove cups from water bath (water will be boiling hot); let custard cool, then cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  7. Makes 4 Servings
  8. Per serving with canned pumpkin: 116 calories; 8 g protein; 3 g fat, 14 g carbohydrate; 242 mg sodium; 139 mg cholesterol
  9. With cooked fresh pumpkin: 108 calories; 6 g protein; 3 g fat; 12 g carbohydrate; 240 mg sodium; 139 mg cholesterol

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 45 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Calories: 116

Fat: 3

Protein: 8


Pudim de Abobora - Mexican Pumpkin Custard, 2.9 out of 5 based on 7 ratings
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