What was your source for this dish/item? Other Tell us a little more about your inspiration. Food Network Magazine insert. 50 Things to make with Canned Pumpkin. Share a little about the ingredients and techniques used to create this dish/item. Make french toast batter as normal, but add .25 cup maple syrup, and pumpkin pie spice to taste. Create pumpkin cream cheese filling by blending 8oz of cream cheese with 1 cup canned pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice for flavor.