The delicious winning dessert from the December votes. It turned out excellent!
1 14 oz can Pumpkin Pie
1 pack Cream Cheese (softened)
3/4 Cup Brown Sugar
1 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
2 Cups Heavy Cream
1/3 Cup Granulated Sugar
1 tsp Almond Extract
1 Cup Orange Spice tea (brewed with 1 teabag and chilled)
1/2 Cup Orange Juice
24 Lady Fingers
Mix pumpkin, cream cheese, brown sugar, and pumpkin pie spice.
In a separate bowl use a hand mixer to mix heavy cream, sugar and almond until medium peaks are formed. Fold 3/4 of the whipped cream into the pumpkin mixture.
In a small bowl combine the tea and orange juice.
Slice lady fingers in half and dip 2 halves in to the tea mixture and place in a single layer in bottom of the dessert glass. Top with a thin layer of the pumpkin mixture. Add more lady fingers dipped in the tea mixture either 2 or 4 depending on the glass to lay a single layer down. Top with pumpkin mixture and repeat until you hit the top of the glass. Top with a dollop of whipped cream. Garnish with 2 lady finger halves.
|Mix pumpkin mixture|
|My sous chef helping blend|
|Mix the whipped cream until peaks form|
|The best part of cooking is tasting the beaters|
|Fold 3/4 of the whipped cream into the pumpkin mixture|
|My sous chef posing|
|Mix the tea and orange juice together|
|Dip the ladyfingers in the tea mixture and place in dessert glasses|
|Top with pumpkin mixture|
|Dip more ladyfinger halves in the glass and place on top of the pumpkin mixture|
|Add another layer of pumpkin mixture|
|Add tea soaked ladyfingers|
|Top off with pumpkin mixture|
|Top with whipped cream and add 2 ladyfinger halves|
|Serve & Enjoy|
To view the other winning desserts go to:
Caramelized Banana Pudding
Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake
Apple Raspberry Crumble