Nov 02, 2022, Updated Nov 01, 2023
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Pumpkin butter tastes a lot like pumpkin pie and is ready to enjoy in under 20 minutes! This recipe is great for giving as gifts to those you love during the fall and winter!
What is pumpkin butter used for?
It is great on a variety of breads, waffles, pancakes, English muffins, and biscuits. You can also mix it with granola or add it to a smoothie. We also love topping our yogurt or ice cream with this recipe.
What is the difference between pumpkin puree and pumpkin butter?
Pumpkin butter uses pumpkin puree as a base for the butter. Then, you add apple juice or apple cider, sugar and spices to the pumpkin puree.
What is pumpkin butter made of?
- Pumpkin Puree
- apple juice
- ground ginger
- ground cloves
- ground cinnamon
- ground nutmeg
- white sugar
This butter recipe calls for apple juice. If you’ve never made your own apple juice before, it’s super simple and totally worth it in our opinion. You can also sub out the apple juice for apple cider for a little more added flavor.
How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Butter
First, in a medium sauce pan on medium high heat, place all of the ingredients and stir to combine.
Next, bring the mixture to a boil, and reduce heat.
Then, allow to simmer for 20 minutes or until the mixture has thickened.
Place in mason jars, and store in the refrigerator.
How long does pumpkin butter last in the fridge?
Refrigerated Pumpkin butter will keep in an air tight container or mason jar for up to 3 weeks.
More delicious pumpkin recipes
- Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
- Pumpkin Muffins
- Creamy Pumpkin Soup
- Pumpkin Spice Cocktails
- Pumpkin Pie Jello Shots
- Pumpkin Banana Dog Treats
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- 15 oz can Pumpkin Puree
- ¾ c apple juice
- 2 tsp ground ginger
- ½ tsp ground cloves
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1 1/2 c white sugar
- In a medium sauce pan of medium high heat, place all of the ingredients and stir to combine.
- Bring the mixture to a boil, and reduce heat.
- Allow to simmer for 20 minutes or until the mixture has thickened.
- Place is mason jars, and store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.