Stuffed Pumpkin

1 medium pumpkin
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon powdered ginger
1 teaspoon ground cloves
3-5 cups cooked or canned pumpkin, mashed
3 cups evaporated milk
1 cup milk
3 eggs, slightly beaten
3 cups pecans or walnuts, crushed
3 cups miniature marshmallows
Basting Mixture:
3 tablespoons apple cider
4 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350F. Wash pumpkin well. Place on a in pan and bake in oven 1-1/2 hours. Remove, from the oven and cut a hole in the top of the pumpkin about 3 to 4 inch in diameter. Scoop out pulp and seeds. combine stuffing ingredients, place, inside pumpkin. Apply basting mixture over the flesh of the pumpkin. Replace top return to oven and continue to bake 35-45 minutes longer basting occasionally. Cut into wedges then ladle stuffing over wedges.

Serves 8-10

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana