Snacks by Shira vol. 78: paleo pumpkin custard

shiraRD paleo pumpkin custard the food therapist

serves 2-4

1 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp vanilla extract
⅛ tsp nutmeg
⅛ tsp ground allspice
⅛ tsp ground cloves
⅛ tsp ginger
½ cup full-fat coconut milk
1 tbsp grass-fed gelatin

optional for the top
coconut whipped cream


  1. In a bowl, combine the pumpkin, maple syrup, cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, and ginger and mix until well combined.
  2. In a saucepan, heat the coconut milk on medium heat until it’s warm (but not boiling.) Remove from heat and slowly whisk in the gelatin, making sure to whisk continuously until it’s fully dissolved.
  3. Add the coconut milk and gelatin mixture into the pumpkin mixture and mix until well combined. 
  4. Transfer the mixture into jars or ramekins (or your small container of choice), and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until firm. Optional: top with coconut whipped cream.
  5. Enjoy!

xx Shira

Adapted from Stupid Easy Paleo

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