Monday, 31 October 2011

Putrid pumpkin brownies

...made with fresh pumpkin i promise!! No putrid ingredients here!! I needed to use up all the pumpkin flesh that i'd carved out and this is a really yummy way of doing it - it tastes a little like carrot cake, but more moist - i recommend!!

Pumpkin brownies

300g SR flour
300g brown sugar
3tsp mixed spice
2tsp bicarbonate of soda
500g grated pumpkin flesh
175g sultanas
1/2 tsp salt
4 eggs
200g butter (melted)
zest of 1 orange and 1tbsp orange juice

200g soft cheese
85g butter (softened)
100g icing sugar
zest of 1 orange and 1tsp orange juice

1. Beat eggs into melted butter 2. Stir in zest and juice 3. Pour into bowl with all all dry ingredients 4. Stir in pumpkin 5. Bake in a lined brownie tin for 30 mins at 180 oC 6. Beat together all icing ingredients and spread on cooled brownies

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