Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Halloween!

If you haven't planned a Halloween party, it's not too late to celebrate. Have a few friends over to watch a classic scary movie, like The Birds and make Betty's favorite October treat, spicy pumpkin custard. Happy Halloween!

Betty Crocker's
New Dinner for Two Cook Book 1964
Spicy Pumpkin Custard

1/2 cup mashed cooked or canned pumpkin
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 egg yolk
2 1/2 tbsp. granulated sugar
1 1/2 tsp. butter
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
pinch each of ginger, nutmeg, and cloves

Heat over to 350 degrees. Blend all ingredients together with rotary beater. Pour into 2 custard cups. Place in pan of water 2 inch deep. Bake 45 min., or until silver knife inserted 1 inch from edge of custard cup comes out clean. Cool at least 20 min. Invert oh dessert plates.
2 servings.

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