TRICK-OR-TREATING WITH MOLDOVAN-STYLE PUMPKIN TART

While Halloween isn’t typically celebrated in Moldova, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy the seasonal charm of a pumpkin pie with a Moldovan twist. This delightful recipe combines the creaminess of ricotta or cottage cheese with the comforting flavors of grated pumpkin, raisins, and a touch of sweetness. Best of all, it’s a simple treat perfect for pairing with your favorite tea.

AuthorNata AlbotCategory, , DifficultyIntermediate

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time50 mins

 500 g ricotta or cottage
 cheese
 400 g pumpkin
 3 free-range eggs
 200 g raisins
 7 tbsp sugar
 4 tbsp semolina
 1 vanilla sugar envelope

1

Stir ricotta/cottage cheese and eggs together, then add the sugar and the grated pumpkin.

2

Incorporate three or four tablespoons of semolina and washed raisins. Blend well.

3

Pour the batter in a baking glass dish greased with butter or margarine.

4

Place it in the preheated oven and bake for 40 minutes at 180oC until golden.

5

If you think it’s not sweet enough, drizzle honey or any kind of syrup over it.

Ingredients

 500 g ricotta or cottage
 cheese
 400 g pumpkin
 3 free-range eggs
 200 g raisins
 7 tbsp sugar
 4 tbsp semolina
 1 vanilla sugar envelope

Directions

1

Stir ricotta/cottage cheese and eggs together, then add the sugar and the grated pumpkin.

2

Incorporate three or four tablespoons of semolina and washed raisins. Blend well.

3

Pour the batter in a baking glass dish greased with butter or margarine.

4

Place it in the preheated oven and bake for 40 minutes at 180oC until golden.

5

If you think it’s not sweet enough, drizzle honey or any kind of syrup over it.

MOLDOVAN-STYLE PUMPKIN PIE

Enjoy the warm, comforting flavors of Moldova with this delectable pumpkin pie recipe. It’s a delightful way to celebrate the season, even if you don’t partake in Halloween festivities.

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