PUMPKIN – PUMPKIN – PUMPKIN
It’s that time of year when you can find everything Pumpkin! Pumpkin Pies, Cakes, Scones, Breads, Pretzels, Pancakes, Pasta, Coffee, Tea and of course – Frozen Yogurt Pies and Shakes!! Yum, Yum and more Yum!
Pumpkins come in so many different sizes, shapes and variations of colors! Did you know that the largest Pumpkin weighed 1,140lbs ? The word Pumpkin originated from the Greek word “pepon” meaning large melon. Pumpkins are 90% water. Who knew these interesting facts about the beloved Pumpkin!
My Grandma Wood made an amazing Pumpkin Bread every year – it makes 3 loaves, it’s amazing! Here’s her recipe: 3 C Sugar, 1 C Vegetable Oil, 2/3 C Water, 4 Large Eggs, 2 Cans of Pumpkin, 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, 1 tsp Nutmeg, 2 tsp Baking Soda, 1 1/2 tsp Salt, 3 1/3 C Flour (Mix all of the ingredients in the order listed.
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees – Spray (3) Bread Pans with Pam – Divide Batter evenly into the (3) pans and cook for (1) Hour – Give 2 loaves away and keep 1 for You! Freezes well!
If baking is not your thing, let Suzy’s Swirl help you bring the taste of Pumpkin to your home. Suzy’s can make you a Creamy Frozen Yogurt Pumpkin Pie in either a Graham Cracker Crust or Oreo Cookie Crust and add Whip Cream to the top! Stop into Suzy’s Swirl and make a Pumpkin Shake or a delicious Salted Carmel Pumpkin Cold Coffee! Last but not least, Swirl a cup of Pumpkin Yogurt and top with Crushed Graham Crackers, Marshmallow Sauce and Whip Cream!
Enjoy this time of year when everything is Pumpkin! Try some new recipes with Pumpkin as the star! Use Pumpkins in your home as a vase for a fall flower arrangement! Don’t forget to try making Pumpkin Seeds (I’ve never mastered this – ever!!) Find some time to stop into Suzy’s and Swirl a cup of Pumpkin and add your own special toppings! Finally a Pumpkin Joke – How do you fix a gourd? With a Pumpkin Patch! Have a Swirling Great Week!