Fresh Pumpkin Butter |  This fresh twist on the traditional apple butter makes the perfect hostess gift, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins.  This Pumpkin Butter is smooth, thick, creamy and tastes very much like pumpkin pie.  Quite essentially Fall in a jar!

Fresh Pumpkin Butter | This fresh twist on the traditional apple butter makes the perfect hostess gift, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins.

Create a wonderful breakfast in a basket by also adding a jar of my All Purpose Baking Mix.  With this mix they can make waffles, biscuits and muffins.  Also add my Earl Grey Spice Tea.  The perfect way to say “Thank You”!  For an added bonus how about my Slow Cooker Apple Butter?

Fresh Pumpkin Butter | This fresh twist on the traditional apple butter makes the perfect hostess gift, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins.

Guess what?  This Fresh Pumpkin Butter will last up to TWO WEEKS in the refrigerator!

Fresh Pumpkin Butter | This fresh twist on the traditional apple butter makes the perfect hostess gift, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins.

Start with a fresh sugar pumpkin.

Fresh Pumpkin Butter |  This fresh twist on the traditional apple butter makes the perfect hostess gift, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins.

Take out the seeds; cut in half and bake until fork tender.

Fresh Pumpkin Butter |  This fresh twist on the traditional apple butter makes the perfect hostess gift, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins.

Fresh Pumpkin Butter |  This fresh twist on the traditional apple butter makes the perfect hostess gift, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins.

Put all the pulp into a bowl and blend with a Immersion blender or use a stand up blender.  

Fresh Pumpkin Butter |  This fresh twist on the traditional apple butter makes the perfect hostess gift, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins.

Fresh Pumpkin Butter |  This fresh twist on the traditional apple butter makes the perfect hostess gift, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins.

 

Fresh Pumpkin Butter |  This fresh twist on the traditional apple butter makes the perfect hostess gift, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins. Blend until smooth.

Fresh Pumpkin Butter |  This fresh twist on the traditional apple butter makes the perfect hostess gift, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins.

Add spices and cook.

Fresh Pumpkin Butter |  This fresh twist on the traditional apple butter makes the perfect hostess gift, and is a wonderful spread for toast and muffins.

Fresh Pumpkin Butter

Preparation 20 minutes 2017-11-22T00:20:00+00:00 Cook Time 1 hour, 20 minutes 2017-11-22T01:20:00+00:00 Serves 4 1/2 Cups     adjust servings

Ingredients

  • 6 pounds (about 3) sugar pumpkins
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Cut top off each pumpkin, remove seeds and cut the bottom off.
  4. Brush inside with olive oil, lay facing down on prepared baking pan.
  5. Bake 1 hour or until fork tender.
  6. Remove pulp into a medium bowl or blender.
  7. Blend with a immersion blender or standing blender.
  8. Pour into a medium saucepan.
  9. Stir to combine the sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, all spice, cloves and salt.
  10. Bring to a boil; lower heat and simmer 20 minutes.

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Fresh Pumpkin Butter — 6 Comments

    • Hi Jessie, Yes, you can freeze the pumpkin butter. I would add it to a freezer zip top bag, release all the air, and freeze it flat. It makes storing so much easier if the butter is flat. I would say the butter would be good at least up to six months. Maybe longer.

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