This recipe is perfect for leftover cans or aseptic boxes of prepared pumpkin! Agar- agar is used instead of gelatin.  Agar-agar is a vegan gelatin substitute produced from a variety of seaweed vegetation. The recipe is a “tad-sweet” so if you like “really sweet” then add more maple syrup. PLANT-BASED+DAIRY

Choose organic ingredients when available:

  • 1 & 1/2 cups of pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup of 1% (low-fat) milk
  • 1 tablespoon agar agar granules
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin spice
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  1. Place milk and agar agar in a saucepan and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes, whisking constantly.
  2. In a blender bowl, combine all of the ingredients including the milk with the dissolved agar agar.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Pour mixture into 6 to 8 individual bowls.
  5. Chill in fridge for at least 2 hours.
  6. Serves 6 to 8.

Optional decadence: top with additional maple syrup and whipped cream.

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