This makes an excellent dessert, sliced into wedges and served with vanilla custard or cream. It can also be served as a tea-time treat.
The use of pumpkin in this recipe makes it suitable for serving at both Halloween and Thanksgiving.
You could buy canned pumpkin for this recipe, but it's so easy to make your own pumpkin purée that there's no need to bother. Just peel and de-seed pumpkin then steam until tender. Mash with a fork then press through a fine-meshed sieve with the back of a spoon to purée.
This seasonal recipe would be suitable as a Halloween Recipe, Bonfire Night (Guy Fawkes) Recipe or a Thanksgiving Recipe, depending on where you live in the world.