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AntoniaJames

AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added about 6 years ago

I always roast and it works beautifully. You can poke holes in the outside skin to let steam escape if you're worried about it being too wet. I'm not sure if it makes much of a difference, though. There is a lot of variation in the juiciness of pumpkins, so if it looks really wet once cooked, cut it up into small pieces (or roughly mash) and drain in a colander for a half hour or so. Also, if making a yeast bread, allow it to rest after you've combined the ingredients and started to knead, for at least 20 minutes, to allow the flour to absorb the liquid from the pumpkin. You'll have a better sense of whether you need to add more flour to achieve the right moisture level in the dough, if you do that. Good luck!! ;o)

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Greenstuff

Chris is a trusted source on General Cooking

added about 6 years ago

I also roast. If it makes a moisture difference, it is to the better. Pumpkin has plenty of water.

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added about 6 years ago

I almost always roast. It draws out some of the liquid & deepens the flavor...

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