Recipe: Pumpkin Fudge With Red Dates - GF, DF, Vegan

October 25, 2018

Recipe: Pumpkin Fudge With Red Dates - GF, DF, Vegan

Autumn is pumpkin season. This lovely pumpkin fudge red dates recipe has an Asian twist, and is steamed for a soft & fluffy texture. 

Recipe: Pumpkin Fudge With Red Dates

  • 300g Pumpkin puree 
  • 220g Gluten-free flour 
  • 30g Corn mill 
  • 1.5g dry yeast 
  • 30g Coconut sugar 
  • 120g Soy milk
  • 12 Pitted red dates (or more if desired(
  • 1/4 cup goji berries 
  • 1/4 cup mixed nuts (recipe uses pumpkin seeds, chopped walnuts, chopped pecans and pine nuts)
  1. Spray or wipe a 20 cm square pan with oil or non-stick cooking spray 
  2. Soak the pitted red dates and goji berries in water until soft; cut the red dates in halves 
  3. In a large bowl, mix the pumpkin purée, coconut sugar and soy milk. Stir well to combine; then stir in the dry yeast 
  4. In a separate bowl, combine flour and corn mill; Add 1/3 of the dry mixture at a time into the wet, stirring each until combined 
  5. Cover with plastic wrap, and let the batter rise for 40-45 minutes or until 1.5 times in volume 
  6. Stir the batter gently and add in the mixed nuts 
  7. Pour into prepared pan, and let it rise for another 10 minutes, then sprinkle on top the red dates and goji berries 
  8. Place the pan on a steaming rack in a pot filled with water; heat on medium heat, steaming for 30-40 minutes, or until the toothpick inserted into center comes out clean 🥧 
  9. Turn off the heat, keeping the lid covered for additional 5 minutes 
  10. Take it out, and cool completely
  11. Enjoy!

Find jujube fruits / red dates here.

Many thanks to @girl-with_glasses2251 who shared this lovely recipe with us!

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