This Recipe Offers the Pumpkin Pie Dessert in a Lighter Format

 - Oct 30, 2015
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For those that love the flavor of pumpkin pie dessert but are looking for a new way to enjoy the treat, these pie-flavored cream puffs by A Farm Girl's Dabbles offers a lighter and unconventional take on the popular autumnal sweet. The cream puffs feature a pumpkin pie dough topped with a light whipped maple cream in the centre.

Cream puffs are a fun dessert to make that opts for a pastry texture that can be infused with just about any flavor. A Farm Girl's Dabbles shares this recipe for transforming pumpkin pie into cream puffs using a light dough made from butter, flour sugar, eggs and orange food coloring. The dough creates a light and airy shells that complement the richness of the whipped filling. Cooks can either make a pumpkin pie filling with spices and canned gourd or opt for a maple whipped cream featuring maple syrup.