Pumpkin Bread Bowl

Brew a cauldron of stew, soup, or chilli, served in a golden pumpkin bowl complete with a stemmed jack-o-lantern lid.

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Servings: 6
Skills: Beginning
Prep Time: 10 min (not including thaw time)
Bake Time: 20-30 min


  1. 1 loaf Rhodes™ Wheat or White Bread dough, thawed but still cold
  2. 1 egg, beaten


  1. Cut off a small piece of dough to use for a stem and set aside.

  2. Shape remaining dough into a round ball.

  3. With a knife, cut the ball from top to bottom (1/2 inch deep) 6 times to imitate pumpkin sections.

  4. Using the handle of a wooden spoon, poke a deep hole into the top of the bowl down to the base.

  5. Shape the cut off piece into a cone and insert the small end into the hole.

  6. Place on a sprayed baking sheet and brush with egg.

  7. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise until double.

  8. Remove wrap and bake at 350°F 20-30 minutes.

  9. Let cool, then cut off the top.

  10. Hollow out the pumpkin and fill with your favorite stew, dip, chili or soup.

  11. For 2 smaller pumpkin bowls, cut loaf in half widthwise and follow instructions above.