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Kabocha Squash Custard Puddings Decorated with Chocolate Characters for Halloween

Kabocha Squash Custard Puddings Decorated with Chocolate Characters for Halloween

I love kabocha squash pudding, so I tried making them myself . I made my favorite characters from "The Nightmare Before Christmas" with chocolate to make them suitable for Halloween!

Ingredients: About 9 cups of pudding

Kabocha squash (after peeling and de-seeding)
300g
Milk
200ml
Sugar
65-70g
Whisked eggs
3
Heavy cream
100ml
Rum alcohol
1/2 tablespoon
Vanilla extract
A little
For decoration whipped heavy cream (with sugar added)
As desired
Chocolate bar
As desired
White chocolate bar
As desired

Steps

1. Make the kabocha squash puddings: Peel the kabocha squash, cut into large bite-sized pieces, and microwave until soft. Mash it up and pass it through a sieve.
2. Add milk and sugar to the bowl, and microwave for an additional minute. Stir together until the sugar dissolves.
3. Combined the beaten egg and heavy cream. Strain the mixture, add the rum and vanilla extract, and mix well with the kabocha squash puree from Step 1.
4. Divide into individual pudding molds. Put the filled molds in a baking pan, add plenty of water in the pan around the molds, and bake at 140 °C for about 30 minutes.
5. Cool the puddings down and then chill them in the refrigerator. Decorate with the whipped heavy cream (with sugar added), top with the chocolate decorations and they're done.
6. To make the chocolate characters: Draw your favorite characters on parchment paper .
7. Use a toothpick to draw the characters with melted chocolate.
8. Fill with a different colored chocolate.
9. Let harden in the refrigerator, and they are done .

Story Behind this Recipe

I love kabocha squash pudding, so I tried making them myself.
I made my favorite characters from "The Nightmare Before Christmas."(The character chocolates are hand made too!