Definitions

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  • noun A food that has been ground or crushed into a thick liquid
  • verb To crush or grind food into a puree.
  • noun A type of unleavened bread from India and Pakistan.

Etymologies

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From French purer ("to make pure"), from Latin purus ("unsullied").

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From Hindi पूरी (pūrī), a kind of pancake.

Examples

  • There are a variety of reasons for this, including the facts that pumpkin puree is relatively inexpensive, easy to find, convenient to use and very consistent in color, flavor and texture.

    How to make your own pumpkin puree | Baking Bites

  • The word puree, meaning thoroughly crushed fruits, vegetables, or animal tissue, comes ultimately from the Latin purus, meaning “pure.”

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • The word puree, meaning thoroughly crushed fruits, vegetables, or animal tissue, comes ultimately from the Latin purus, meaning “pure.”

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Cindy - This actually does call for a can of pumpkin puree and you certainly can use evaporated milk.

    Impossible Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes | Baking Bites

  • In a large measuring cup, or a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, vegetable oil, melted butter, pumpkin puree, milk and vanilla extract until all ingredients are well combined.

    Pumpkin and Chocolate Layer Cake | Baking Bites

  • (** The recipe calls for cake flour and if you only have all-purpose flour on hand, you can substitute 3/4 cup (105 grams) all purpose flour plus 2 tablespoons (30 grams) cornstarch.) (* If fresh sweet potato is not available where you live you may use canned sweet potato, yams, and pumpkin puree)

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • (** The recipe calls for cake flour and if you only have all-purpose flour on hand, you can substitute 3/4 cup (105 grams) all purpose flour plus 2 tablespoons (30 grams) cornstarch.) (* If fresh sweet potato is not available where you live you may use canned sweet potato, yams, and pumpkin puree)

    CAKE SLICE BAKERS: SWEET POTATO CAKE

  • You can also make your own pumpkin puree for baking pies and cupcakes, but I would recommend using a sugar pumpkin or other small winter squash, as the larger carving pumpkins tend to be quite fibrous.

    Tips, tricks and Halloween how-to’s | Baking Bites

  • The smattering of dinner plates, meanwhile, runs from spiced short rib w/gorgonzola & jalapeno polenta, to cumin/espresso chicken sided with smoked pumpkin puree, to apple-onion chutney'd bacon-wrapped bratwurst (considering it's wrapped in bacon, bratbest is probably more accurate).

    Thrillist: Chelsea Manor: A Decked Out Club With Badass Bites

  • In a large measuring cup, or a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, vegetable oil, melted butter, pumpkin puree, milk and vanilla extract until all ingredients are well combined.

    Pumpkin and Chocolate Layer Cake | Baking Bites

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