Pumpkin Flan with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin Flan with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds
  • prep: 40 min
  • cook: 8 hr
  • total: 8 hr 40 min
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  • Summary

    A bite of this flan, fragrant with traditional pumpkin-pie spices, is very comforting despite the dessert's modern looks; a topping of pumpkin seeds, seasoned with cayenne, creates a play of sweet and heat.

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups sugar
    • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
    • 1 cup whole milk
    • 5 whole large eggs plus 1 large egg yolk
    • 1 (15-ounce) can solid-pack pumpkin (1 3/4 cups; not pie filling)
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup green (hulled) pumpkin seeds (1/4 pound; not toasted)
    • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
    • a 2-quart soufflé dish or round ceramic casserole dish

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 416 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 40.38%
    • Saturated Fat: 13 g 65.29%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 55 mg 18.2%
    • Sodium: 248 mg 10.34%
    • Calcium: 79 mg 7.87%
    • Potassium: 206 mg 5.89%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.44%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 42 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.21%
    • Sugar: 39 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 23.79%
    • Vitamin C 2.05%
    • Vitamin D 7.09%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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