Where to Buy and How To Cook A Pumpkin

By October 19, 2016Blog

During this season you can find many places around the U.S with pumpkin supplies, big stores like Lowes, Homes Depot even in Wal-Mart have worked under contract with different farmers to buy a huge part of their crops, however, if you prefer to buy a pumpkin at the farm, we chose two options for you.

pumpkin farm

Presently, with a national delivery in the United States you can find: “Magnolia Farms” in Live Oak, Florida. Their pumpkins are very famous because they follow organic methods, also, you can go to visit the farm and see the Pumpkins Patch, likewise the “Polter’s Berry Farm” in Fremont, Ohio. They have shipped pumpkins around the eastern of U.S with different varieties, including Apollo, Gladiator and much more, in addition, their shipping season has started on September and will finish just before Halloween, finally, we need to know that, there are options in every State with regional shipping and some of them offer transportation services.



Later that you got your pumpkins, there are many options to cook them; once you carved it you can use the rest for different recipes like: Cookies, cheesecakes, tart, bread, pancakes, soup and more!!

If you want to cook pumpkins and celebrate the season, you should try with this recipe of healthy and delicious donuts, these baked donuts are easy to make and are perfect for a snack or a fall breakfast treat. Also, you can cook these donuts with the whole family.

Ingredients:

1 cup + 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 cup *pumpkin pie puree

2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

1/2 cup milk

Cinnamon-sugar coating: 3 tablespoons unsalted butter melted, 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon.

 

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F).

Later start greasing a doughnut pan in a big bowl, whisks together the dry ingredients.

Then in a separate bowl, whisk together the pumpkin puree, melted butter, and milk.

Gently fold the wet mixture into the dry mixture – don’t over mix!

Spoon mixture into prepared doughnut pan, and bake for 10-11 minutes later, allow doughnuts to cool a few minutes in the pan before transferring to a wire rack to cool for a few more minutes.

In the meantime, melt the butter for the cinnamon sugar coating; set aside and mix the sugar and cinnamon together in a medium-sized bowl.

Once the donuts are cool enough to handle, dip them in the melted butter, then roll them in the cinnamon-sugar mixture; repeat until all donuts have been covered.

 

What is your favorite way to cook the pumpkins? Have you tried this recipe before?