Halloween Thanksgiving Candied Dwarf Pumpkin Dessert

How to make hallowed hollowed-out candied mini pumpkins with custard inside. The perfect dessert for the classiest of Halloween & Thanksgiving celebrations. Naturally, such a tantalizing treat is prepared by Martha Stewart, the Queen Of Marvelous Meals!

Ingredients For The Candied Pumpkins
6 Jack-Be-Little pumpkins
3 sticks cinnamon
1 whole nutmeg
4 star anise
20 whole cloves
10 whole black peppercorns
1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger, sliced
4 cups sugar

Pots de Creme Ingredients
3 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons molasses or dark-brown sugar
3 large egg yolks
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon heavy cream
1/4 cup whole milk

For Serving
Turbinado sugar
2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
Pearl sugar, for garnish
Cloves, cinnamon, or star anise, for garnish

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