Harry Potter; Pumpkin Juice
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Ingredients
  • half a butternut pumpkin
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • and ½ cup pineapple juice.
  • 1 tsp of honey
  • a sprinkling of pumpkin pie spice
Instructions
  1. Start by scooping the seeds out of half a butternut pumpkin (my preferred choice here), chopping it into chunks and steaming it, until soft and mushy straight through.
  2. Scoop the pumpkin off the skin.
  3. --Version 1
  4. Scoop the pumpkin onto cheesecloth. Don't blend the pumpkin beforehand, as I find the 'mush' goes straight through the cloth, and defeats the purpose of straining. Squeeze until all the juice is in the bowl, and you're left with a handful of pumpkin mush.
  5. --Version 2
  6. Put it through a juicer
  7. In a pitcher, mix together
  8. the pumpkin juice
  9. cups apple juice
  10. and ½ cup pineapple juice.
  11. Stir in a tsp of honey and a sprinkling of pumpkin pie spice.
  12. Stir well, chill and serve.
Notes
recipe adapted from http://www.mugglenet.com/misc/rosmertas/pumpkinjuice.shtml and the Unofficial Harry Potter cookbook
Recipe by In Literature at http://www.inliterature.net/food-in-literature/drinks/non-alcoholic/2012/10/harry-potter-pumpkin-juice.html