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Cream Pumpkin Soup


So with this recipe I was an idiot and a genius!  I made this a lot last year and when I made it again the other day I thought it tasted more savory then I remember.  THEN I realized I totally forgot to add the brown sugar....idiot.  It was fine, but the sugar makes it the DELICIOUS recipe that it is. :)  When adding the brown sugar I heated it up a little and made a spider web...genius!  Maybe that's an overstatement, but cute right?

Creamy Pumpkin Soup (based on this recipe)

2 T brown sugar
1/2 t ground cinnamon
2 c chopped onion
2 T butter
4 cans (14.5 ounces) chicken broth
1 29 ounce can of pumpkin puree (make your own puree)
2 t salt
1/4 t ground ginger
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 cups whole milk


Saute onion in butter in saucepan until tender.
Add 2 cans of chicken broth
Stir and bring to boil
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes
Transfer mixture to blender
Blend until smooth
Return mixture to saucepan
Add remaining 2 cans of chicken broth


Add pumpkin, salt, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, pepper
Stir well, bring to boil
Cover, reduce heat, simmer 10 minutes stirring occasionally
Stir in milk - do no boil

A good side with this soup is sourdough bread or cinnamon sugar toast.

How to Make Spider Web (if your going to do this I would omit brown sugar from the soup...otherwise it will be too sweet)


take a little soup and add brown sugar
stir and add to plastic bag
cut tiny hole in corner of bag


make circles best you can - kinda hard with a bag hole..lol
use toothpick to make web - make lines from the middle out
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Comments

plainoldsarah said…
you're an artist! nicely done!
Thanks! It's quite a feat for me. :)
Casey said…
Oooh, definitely going to try this. Since I am vegetarian, I'll be replacing the chicken broth with veggie stock. Hope it comes out as well.
Yona said…
YUM! I am printing out this recipe for sure. I remember last time I went looking for pumpkin puree - it was no where to be found. I cannot wait to try this out. I've made pumpkin soup before, but it had Tabasco added to it. The brown sugar sounds like a delicious ingredient.
Casey..if I remember right I did that too one time and it was fine...I think :) I do it a lot so I'm not sure if it was this soup or not.

Yona..brown sugar makes everything nice :)

Let me know if you guys like it!
Unknown said…
You are a cooking genius! I love your recipes! Thank you!

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