Almost Instant Pumpkin Pie Pudding

Feeling like a slice of pumpkin pie and ready for a new experience? Then it is time to try a bite of Chef AJ’s simple and scrumptious Almost Instant Pumpkin Pie Pudding! Just grab the blender and gather a few basic ingredients like pumpkin puree, banana and nut milk and you can whip up this dessert in minutes. The pumpkin pie spice gives it that familiar taste and without the crust you will be enjoying your favorite seasonal dessert in less time and with a lower energy density.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pumpkin puree*
  • 1 cup Homemade Nut Milk or store-bought plant-based milk
  • 2/3 cup Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup banana, ripe, mashed
  • 6 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla powder (optional)
  • PREP TIME 15
  • COOK TIME 0
  • Serves 4

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients except chia seeds to blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add chia seeds and blend again, adding more nut milk if necessary.
  3. Pour into four bowls. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, several hours or overnight.
  4. Dust with cinnamon before serving. Can be topped with Pear Whipped Cream or Basic Thick Cashew Cream.

*Make sure to use plain pumpkin puree, not pumpkin pie filling.