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This item was last sold on : 11/19/17
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Cinderella pumpkins have a vivid, red-orange, hard exterior and a somewhat flattened shape with deep, characteristic lobes. This pumpkin's rich, thick flesh is moist and custard-like with a sweet flavor.
Look for Cinderella pumpkins in the fall and winter months.
The Cinderella pumpkin, also known as Rouge Vif d’Etampes is known not only as an ideal decorative pumpkin but also is regarded as a superior dessert pumpkin in the culinary world.
Pumpkins provide dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium and some iron.
The Cinderella pumpkin is prized for its sweet flavor and creamy texture making it ideal for use in pies, breads, cookies and cakes. Slice length wise and roast or grill to enhance its sweet flavor. Puree cooked Cinderella pumpkin and use to make pumpkin ice cream. It is also ideal cooked down when making pumpkin butter.
The Cinderella pumpkin owes its name to its striking resemblance to the pumpkin carriage in the classic fairytale of Cinderella.
Having origins in France, Cinderella pumpkins are a French heirloom variety pumpkin. Popular in the markets of Paris during the 1880’s they were further popularized in the market by W. Atlee Burpee in 1833.
Recipes that include Cinderella Pumpkins. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Thyme||Roasted Cinderella Pumpkin Soup with Rosemary and Wild Mushroom Medley|
|Saveur||French Pumpkin Pie|
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