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Pumpkin Mousse Recipe

Serves 8


  • 3/4 cups dried apricots
  • 3 tbsp rum
  • 1 lb unsweetened pumpkin pie filling
  • 4 tbsp melted butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 3/4 cups heavy cream


1. In a small saucepan, combine the dried apricots with the rum.
2. Bring this to a boil, cover and simmer for 1 minute.
3. Let apricots cool in the pot, covered.
4. In a mixing bowl combine the pumpkin, butter, sugar and spices and chopped nuts.
5. When the apricots are cool enough to handle, cut them into 1/2-inch pieces and stir them into the pumpkin.
6. Chill the mixture.
7. Whip the heavy cream until stiff and fold most of the cream into the mousse, reserving some whipped cream if you wish for decoration.
8. Chill until serving time.
9. Transfer mixture to wine goblets.


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Main Ingredient:Vegetable / Pumpkin

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