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Pumpkin Pie "cupcakes"

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Guest AutumnE

Thanks for the recipe, Im going to use it for our pumpkin carving party this weekend. Im going to try this frosting recipe -

1 c. confectioners' sugar

2 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened

4 tbsp. butter, softened

1/2 tsp. vanilla

Combine all ingredients and beat until smooth. I figure I'll use a large star tip with my pastry bag and pipe it in a pretty flower pattern on top.

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I am so excited about this! I can't wait for thanksgiving, but I have one question. Do you have to use liners in the muffin pan? Will they still hold without them?

I'm thinking they may stick, but you could do an experimental run and try it on two or three w/o the liner to see what happens.


~Angie~

Gluten free since May 2004

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Jenny - what is cinnamon/brown sugar cream cheese swirls? Sounds yummy - I just don't know what that is.....

It is a soft cream cheese by Philadelphia. They also come in Peaches & cream, Strawberry & creeam. They are wonderful.


jennyj

Diagnosed March 2006 celiac sprue

Severe iron deficent anemia Jan 2002

Hypoglecemia 2000

"I can do all things through Christ who strenghtens me"

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Does anyone have suggestions for making them dairy-free? :unsure:

I USE "BETTER THAN CREAM CHEESE" a soy product that is great for baking. I get it at Trader Joe's or Ralph's grocery store here (Kroger in other parts of the US).

:P


Gluten Free since November 2005

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"If you want breakfast in bed, sleep in the kitchen.." ---Ed Polish

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Oh, just thought....when I make the crust for the discs on bottom or the shapes on top, add "gluten-free maple sugar" to the flour before I mix it so that there's a faint taste of maple.


Husband has Celiac Disease and

Husband misdiagnosed for 27 yrs -

The misdiagnosis was: IBS or colitis

Mis-diagnosed from 1977 to 2003 by various gastros including one of the largest,

most prestigious medical groups in northern NJ which constantly advertises themselves as

being the "best." This GI told him it was "all in his head."

Serious Depressive state ensued

Finally Diagnosed with celiac disease in 2003

Other food sensitivities: almost all fruits, vegetables, spices, eggs, nuts, yeast, fried foods, roughage, soy.

Needs to gain back at least 25 lbs. of the 40 lbs pounds he lost - lost a great amout of body fat and muscle

Developed neuropathy in 2005

Now has lymphadema 2006It is my opinion that his subsequent disorders could have been avoided had he been diagnosed sooner by any of the dozen or so doctors he saw between 1977 to 2003

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These sound really good.

I would have to make them dairy free too. I might try to use rice milk as the condensed milk substitute, simmer it with sugar and see if it thickens up a little bit?

Also, I wonder if you could do a "nut" crust? Take ground nuts and butter, and maybe a little rice flour, and sugar and blend to a crumb mixture and then pat down in the bottom of the liners....or maybe that would work better as a "struesel" type topping to sprinkle on top before baking.

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Guest AutumnE

juliem-

I just made a strawberry pie last weekend using a cookie crust and it turned out good. I crushed pamela's pecan shortbread cookies and melted a 1/2 stick of butter. mixed it and layered it in the pie plate. It tasted really good and it was easy.

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Hi, I'm new here and this recipe looks delicious, especially since it doesn't require any specialty ingredients. I just have one question - about how many muffins does it make? I'm going to have to either buy muffin pans myself or borrow them from a friend, and I want to have enough.

Thanks!

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Also, I wonder if you could do a "nut" crust? Take ground nuts and butter, and maybe a little rice flour, and sugar and blend to a crumb mixture and then pat down in the bottom of the liners....or maybe that would work better as a "struesel" type topping to sprinkle on top before baking.

You could. My favorite pies are raw vegan pies and the crusts are made out of nuts. Too bad I have nooo idea how to make them though (sorry for my incredibly pointless, unhelpful response :P )


"Let food be thy medicine, and let thy medicine be food." - Hippocrates

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juliem-

I just made a strawberry pie last weekend using a cookie crust and it turned out good. I crushed pamela's pecan shortbread cookies and melted a 1/2 stick of butter. mixed it and layered it in the pie plate. It tasted really good and it was easy.

Thanks Autumn for this suggestion, sounds really good :)

You could. My favorite pies are raw vegan pies and the crusts are made out of nuts. Too bad I have nooo idea how to make them though (sorry for my incredibly pointless, unhelpful response :P )

:lol: Mango, so goofey! I wish I knew how to make a nut crust. I think you can just pat a mixture of ground nuts and butter in the bottom of a pan?? :unsure:

Maybe we will get lucky and a "baker" will see our posts and come to our rescue :lol:

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Since no bakers have come to our rescue, I've decided to consult google :) :

http://www.living-foods.com/recipes/piecrust.html

http://whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=recipe&dbid=67

http://www.simplyraw.ca/piecontest/entries.php

http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/de...ecrust_nut.html

I've been wanting to make one of these crusts for soo long. One of these days I'll get around to it :D

Has anyone made dairy-free version of the pumpkin muffins yet?


"Let food be thy medicine, and let thy medicine be food." - Hippocrates

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Since no bakers have come to our rescue, I've decided to consult google :) :

http://www.living-foods.com/recipes/piecrust.html

http://whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=recipe&dbid=67

http://www.simplyraw.ca/piecontest/entries.php

http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/de...ecrust_nut.html

I've been wanting to make one of these crusts for soo long. One of these days I'll get around to it :D

Excellent googling Mango, there might be hope for us yet :lol: I like the last one, might try that one for the holidays.

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I have a vegan recipe for pumpkin pie that's not too bad. Not the same as the real thing. It does set up kinda thick so it may work for this.

Pumpkin Pie - 2 from Country Cabin Cooking by Alison & Emily Waters

1/2 c cashews

3/4 c water

1/2 c dates

1 c boiling water

1 1/2c pumpkin puree

1/2 t salt

1 t vanilla

1/3 c honey

1 t coriander

1 t cardamom

1/8 t ginger

1/2 c cornstarch

Whiz cashews and water in blender.

Soften dates in boiling water and put in blender with remaining ingredients. Blend well.

Pour into crust.

Bake at 350 for 1 hour or until center is set.

I'm sure this would work in muffins too, but haven't tried it.


Andrea

Enterolab positive results only June 06:
Me HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0301; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2, 7)
Husband HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0302; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2,8)



The whole family has been soy free since February, gluten free since June 2006.

The whole family went back to a gluten diet October 2011.  We never had official testing done and I decided to give gluten a go again.  At this point I've decided to work on making some gluten free things again, though healthwise everyone seems to be fine.  The decision to add gluten back in was also made based on other things I'd read about the 2nd sequence of genes.  It is my belief that we had a gluten intolerance, but thanks to things I've learned here, I know more what to keep an eye on.  If you have a confirmed case of celiac, please don't go back to gluten, it's a lifelong lifestyle change.

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I only made 1 change, I had too much pumpkin and not enuf condensed milk, so I added some whipped cream. It was very mousse-like. Perfect. My fam is making a totally gluten-free thanksgiving (how sweet!) but we were unsure how to do the pie thing. My sis is alergic to nuts do that makes a gluten-free pie crust harder, but this is perfect! Totally bringing it with me! Thanx thanx

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What could you use intead of condensed milk? I'm allergic to dairy and soy. I think the recipe sounds great, but I'm not sure how to swing it to work for my dietary restrictions.


allergy to wheat/oats, milk, eggs, corn, yeast, tree nuts, turkey, seeds, mold, dust, dander, pollens, soy and other legumes

Son: allergy to milk, avoiding nuts, eggs, fish

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I have these in the oven right now. Anyone know how long they take to cook?

thanks

hm, that would be a good thing to know...lol


Sweetfudge

Born and raised in Portland, OR; Currently living in Provo, UT

Gluten-free since June 2006

Also living with Hypoglycemia since 1991

Dairy-free for good since summer 2008

Started IBS diet and probiotics at GI's recommendation - Fall 2008

Also avoiding: potatoes, beans, crucifers, popcorn, most red meat, coconut milk :(

Started eating a Paleo diet Spring 2011. Love it!

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Ohhh, I'm gonna be in 7th heaven!

Pumpkin pie from AndreaB and apple tart from Mango04's link. And all gluten/corn/dairy/egg-free! Yipee! :lol:


Valda

Enterolab results: ...two genes for gluten intolerance ...casein intolerance

other sensitivities: corn, eggs, soy, potato, tapioca

Hypoglycemic

Sensitivity to high EMFs [electromagnetic frequency] (limits my time in front of the computer)

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I have these in the oven right now. Anyone know how long they take to cook?

thanks

Honestly, I don't remember how long I baked mine for. I didn't use the timer because I was adapting an old pie recipe for cupcakes... I'm thinking it was probably around 15 minutes, but I guess I'm probably too late since you posted this evening... Let us know how long it took for yours.


~Angie~

Gluten free since May 2004

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FYI--You can make a wonderful crustless pumpkin pie by using the regular pumpkin pie recipe and just adding 1/4 cup of gluten-free flour. It is so great that nobody misses the crust. I have also used this tip with other pie recipes like coconut. I think heavier fillings like fruit might need more flour, but I have seen recipes for those online where you could substitute gluten-free flour for the regular flour called for. Note: If a recipe calls for flour already (like my coconut pie recipe calls for 2 tbsp), you just substitute gluten-free flour for that amount AND add 1/4 cup gluten-free flour.

Shirley

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