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How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Puree
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins
 

Learn how to make Homemade Pumpkin Puree with my easy recipe. You can use it for many of my fall desserts and freeze leftovers for more holiday baking.

Course: Ingredient
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 cup
Author: https://delightfuladventures.com/how-to-make-homemade-pumpkin-puree/
Ingredients
  • 2 sugar pumpkins (aka pie pumpkins)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350oF / 180oC.
  2. Carefully cut each pumpkin and cut in half and cut the stems off.
  3. Scoop out the inside seeds with a spoon and discard or save for something else.
  4. Place the pumpkin halves cut side down on a parchment-lined baking tray.
  5. Pop into the oven for roughly 1 hour or until a fork slides through easily.
  6. Remove from the oven and let them sit to cool. When they have cooled off, flip them over and scoop out the insides with a spoon.
  7. Place the insides into a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth.
  8. Refrigerate your puree or separate it into 1 cup portions, place into freezer safe containers and freeze.
  9. Homemade pumpkin puree will keep in the refrigerator for about 2 weeks and pumpkin puree will keep in the freezer for 6 months so you can enjoy pumpkin desserts for months to come!

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Recipe Notes

Homemade pumpkin puree will keep in the refrigerator for about a week and a half.

Homemade pumpkin puree will keep in the freezer for 6-8 months so you can enjoy pumpkin desserts for months to come!