Candied Pumpkin

By: Ericka Sanchez

  • Yield:

    6 Servings

  • Cuisine:

    Mexican

  • Course:

    Dessert

Ingredients

1 2-pound sugar pie pumpkin
2 cups water
1 8-ounce piloncillo cone
2 tablespoons orange zest
4 cinnamon sticks
4 star anise

Directions

  1. Slice pumpkin in half; remove seeds and stringy flesh. Slice into 1 1/2-inch slices.
  2. Heat water, piloncillo, zest, cinnamon and star anise in Farberware Buena Cocina 6.6-Qt Caldero over low-medium heat. Stir until piloncillo dissolves and turns into a thin syrup.
  3. Add pumpkin slices to syrup and cook for 10 minutes or until pumpkin is tender and darkens in color.
  4. Transfer to serving plates. Drizzle with syrup and serve.