Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Pumpking Baker

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE PUMPKING BAKER (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Craig Chamberlain and Lara Friedman-Shedlov

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s in/down to start)
9-12 1s+2s change places by turning 1½ (Men RH, Ladies LH)
13-16 1s+3s turn 1¾ (Men LH, Ladies RH). 1s end BtoB in centre ready for...
17-24 1s dance Double Triangles finishing in 2nd place own side
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Dance Information

The word "Pumpking" in the title of this dance came from a spelling mistake for the word pumpkin.

Pumpkin pie is a traditional sweet dessert, often eaten during the fall and early winter, especially for Thanksgiving and Christmas in the United States and Canada.

Baked pumpkin pie
Old Fashioned Baked Pumpkin Pie

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