Pumpkin Butter Recipes

Homemade Jelly


Pumpkin Butter is a combination of spices such as ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, with additional ingredients such as sugar . It is a tasty topping for breads, and other baked items as well as a favorite ingredient for a variety of cakes and cheesecakes .  


Spicy Pumpkin Butter


1/4 cup Dark brown sugar, packed
2 tbsp Sugar
1/4 cup Water
1/2 tsp Allspice
1/4 tsp Ginger
1/4 tsp Cloves
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1 1/2 cup Pumpkin

Combine the two sugars, water, allspice, ginger, cloves, nutmeg and
cinnamon in a 4-cup glass measure.

MICROWAVE on HIGH 3 minutes; then stir.

Add pumpkin and microwave on HIGH another 5 minutes.

Let cool and refrigerate. Keeps several weeks in refrigerator
--OR--- it can also be frozen.




Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter            

5 lb pumpkin gutted and quartered
2 cups sugar
2 tbsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp. all spice
1/2 tsp  nutmeg


Quarter pumpkin. Remove 'guts', seeds, and stem
-leave the skin on -- set aside

Place pumpkin & 2 cups water in Crock Pot . Cook 4 hours on low.

Scoop pulp out of pumpkin skin.  That's the section you previously set aside

Mash thoroughly to the consistency of Mashed Potatoes .
Add sugar and spices to the mashed pumpkin.

Cook down 6-8 hours on low setting then Spoon into jars.

This recipe is made as a refrigerator butter.
If you wish to preserve pumpkin butter
for shelf storage, use a standard [1]hot water bath canning method.

Great on home made breads, or stirred into plain yogurt.
Add sugar and spices to taste.






Honey - Pumpkin Butter

2 cups cooked mashed pumpkin
1/2 cup honey
1 tsp. grated lemon rind
1 tsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. ginger
1/8 tsp. cloves
1/4 tsp. salt

Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Simmer uncovered on low heat
for about 40 minutes,stirring frequently until thick.

When it is thick enough for you, pour into jars & refrigerate.

[1]  See : Boiling Water Bath Canning - Virginia Cooperative Extension

Pumpkin Butter recipe using canned Pumpkin puree - allrecipes.com

Spiced Pecan & Pumpkin Butter - globalgourmet.com

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