Pumpkin Pudding (Budin De Calabaza)

Total Time
1hr 5mins
20 mins
45 mins

This is a recipe from Puerto Rico. They enjoy pudding as a light but special ending to a meal. This popular dessert is a medley of pumpkin, cinnamon, and cloves.

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  1. In a large mixing bowl thoroughly combine the pumpkin, sugar, flour, butter, cinnamon, salt and cloves. Add eggs; lightly beat eggs into pumpkin mixture with a fork. Add milk; mix well.
  2. Place a 10 x 6 x 2 inch baking pan in a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan on an oven rack. Pour in the pumpkin mixture. Pour hot water into the outer pan to a depth of 1 inch. Bake in a 350 degree oven about 45 minutes or till knife inserted comes out clean. Cool pudding; chill.
  3. Combine whipping cream and rum. Beat till soft peaks form. Spoon pudding into 8 dessert dishes. Dollop each with whipped cream mixture.