1Melt butter in a medium (3qt) saucepan over medium heat.Add onion and garlic, cook until soft and translucent.
2Add pumpkin puree and broth.Stir well to mix. Add bay leaf,sugar,curry powder and nutmeg.Bring to a boil,lower to simmer and cook 30 minutes.while soup is cooking taste to adjust seasoning if desired.
3Remove from heat and add cream. Return to heat only to bring temperature of soup back to hot. DO NOT allow to simmer-rising steam only
Garnish with toasted coconut and serve in warm bowls