Autumn. Harvest time There is no such variety of fruits and vegetables in any season of the year. Among the wide variety of products stands gourd garden plant - pumpkin. It has a bright taste, sweetish and at the same time very specific.
In the pumpkin season, the housewives recall culinary talents in order to cook this product as tasty as possible. On its basis, porridges, mashed soups, all kinds of vegetable stews and casseroles are cooked, pies, pies and ground pies are fried. Poultry meat baked with pumpkin (especially dark) is delicious. A very tasty pumpkin is baked in the oven, for example, with apples and honey, raisins, dried apricots, prunes or berries. In the process of cooking it is important to correctly calculate the proportions of the ingredients, as the pumpkin, if it is too much, can interrupt the tastes of the rest.
Baking a pumpkin with apples
You can bake a pumpkin as a whole, divided into halves, slices, slices, cubes, slices, sticks, straws. The smaller the size, the faster the cooking time. You can, for example, fit the portions of the pumpkin under the apple slices. It is important to remember that the products have different cooking times, so cut the ingredients so that they ripen at the same time.
Pumpkins are found in different varieties: solid, large-fruited, nutmeg. There are as many as 35 species, many of which are popular in certain areas. Some are early maturing, while others ripen by mid-autumn.
Pumpkin baked in the oven with apples and honey is perhaps one of the simplest solutions to make this garden crop tasty. The dessert is very useful, as vitamin, rich in the content of various macro-and micronutrients, fiber. We turn, finally, to the recipe.
- 0.5 kg pumpkin
- 200 g apples
- 200 g honey
- 100 ml of water
- Pumpkin peeled and seeds. Cut into small slices.
- My apples, cut in half, remove the core, cut into slices. Use unsweetened apples, with a rich taste.
- We take the form for roasting. We put in it cutting wide ribs up. If you used slicing dice, then you can scatter apple-pumpkin mixture as you like.
- Sprinkle with cinnamon. Pour over honey. Add water.
- Bake in the oven for 120 minutes at a very low temperature (120 degrees), then the density of the pieces turn out to be "candied". At ordinary temperature (180-200 degrees), 20-35 minutes is enough. Periodically water the top of the selected juice.
A few "tasty" tips:
- If you are allergic to bee products, use honey, sugar (including vanilla), and powdered sugar instead of honey.
- On the basis of honey, you can prepare a more complex fill. For example, with sour cream honey and cinnamon.
- If you are worried that vegetables and fruits will burn, lubricate the pre-form with butter and sprinkle with breadcrumbs (you can make crumbs out of cookies).
- A richer taste will make a dish if you add the juice of freshly squeezed lemon or even a few lemon slices between apples and pumpkin.
In any kitchen there is always a place to experiment. Delight your family with a delicious baked pumpkin and apple dessert. Moreover, it is very useful, it is prepared simply, it does not require large financial expenditures.