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       Title: Linda’s Pumpkin Trifle
  Categories: Polkadot, Lisa, Desserts, Holidays
       Yield: 12 Servings
  
       2 c  Prepared crumbled unfrosted       1/4 ts Ground allspice
            -spice cake, muffins or         2 1/2 c  Cold milk
 		      -gingerbread			  4 pk Instant
	   butterscotch pudding
       1 cn Pumpkin (16 oz)                          -mix (4 serving size)
       1 ts Ground cinnamon                     2 c  Whipping cream
     1/4 ts Ground nutmeg                            Maraschino cherries
     1/4 ts Ground ginger                            -(optional)
  
   Set aside 1/4 c of cake crumbs for top.  Divide remaining crumbs into
   four portions; sprinkle one portion into the bottom of a trifle bowl
   or 3 qt serving bowl.  In a large mixing bowl, combine pumpkin,
   spices, milk and pudding mixes; mix until smooth.   Spoon half into
   the serving bowl. Sprinkle with a second portion of crumbs.  Whip
   cream until stiff; spoon half into bowl.  Sprinkle with a third
   portion of crumbs.  Top with the remaining pumpkin mixture, then last
   portion of crumbs and remaining whipped cream.  Sprinkle the reserved
   crumbs on top, around the edge of the bowl.  Place cherries in the
   center, if desired.  Cover and chill at least 2 hours before serving.
   
   Yield: 12-15 servings
   Source: Best of Country Cooking, shared by Linda Meyer, 10/09/96
   
   The Chef’s Comments:
   “A coworker gave me this recipe, and i tried it on Sunday - it was
   very good!. I'm going to make another one, i think, to bring with my
   to neil’s parents' house on Thanksgiving.” - Lisa
   
   From: Lisa
   Date: 11-26-96 (18:38)
   The Polka Dot Cottage, a BBS with a taste of home. 1-973-822-3627
  
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