Planning a party about Halloween,Take care of the appropriate costumes, decorating the room and, of course, about the food. As the main dish you can serve steak with blood, and for dessert make unusual, funny and terribly tasty sweets from the main vegetable of November - sweet pumpkin.
You will need
- Pumpkin candied fruits:
- - 1 kg of pumpkin-
- - 2 liters of water-
- - 14 g of baking soda-
- - 1 glass of cranberry juice-
- - 1.2 cups of sugar-
- - 50 g of dark chocolate-
- - 2 tbsp. Spoons of fine granulated sugar-
- - ground cinnamon or lemon zest.
- Pumpkin jelly:
- - 500 g of pumpkin-
- - 2 teaspoons of powdered gelatin-
- - 2 tbsp. Spoons of water-
- - 2 eggs-
- - 1 cup cream-
- - a pinch of vanilla-
- - chewing marmalade, cheese and raisins for decoration.
Pumpkin Candied fruits
Candied sticks will be a useful alternativeShop candy. You need to cook a treat 2-3 days before the holiday. Ripe sweet pumpkin and cut into cubes. Put the pieces in a saucepan and pour water, mixed with soda. Pumpkin should soak for 5-6 hours, then throw it into the colander.
Prepare the syrup. Cranberry juice pour into a saucepan, add sugar and heat until the sugar dissolves. Put into the syrup pieces of pumpkin, bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. Leave the mixture infused for 7-8 hours. Then return the saucepan to the stove and cook for another 5 minutes. Remove the infusion mixture again. After 8 hours, do the last five-minute cooking. Allow the candied fruits to cool.
Remove the pieces of pumpkin from the syrupPlace them on a baking sheet covered with wax paper. Mix fine granulated sugar with cinnamon powder or finely grated zest. Flip the candied fruits in sugar and knead them on long wooden skewers. On a water bath, melt the black chocolate and pour it into a pastry syringe with a thin nozzle. Draw them on candied fruits a variety of faces, give the chocolate to freeze. In the glasses, pour salt or glass balls. In each glass put a few skewers with candied fruits in the form of a bouquet.
From the pumpkin you can make a very delicious and unusualDessert - jelly in the form of mini-monsters. Pumpkin core grate on a large grater and put out in a bowl with a thick bottom. Gelatine diluted in water, add 1 tablespoon of hot cream.
Egg yolks mop with sugar, addStewed pumpkin, gelatin and a pinch of vanillin. Whip egg whites and cream in separate containers. Add them to the pumpkin mixture, gently mix and spread on silicone molds, oiled from the inside with vegetable oil without a smell. Place the jelly in the refrigerator to freeze.
When the dessert is ready, turn the jelly over the dish. Eyes of monsters make of pieces of cheese and raisins, planted on toothpicks. Decorate the composition with chewing marmalade in the form of snakes and serve.