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How to Make Pumpkin Puree Fast

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If you live for fall, then pumpkin puree is the perfect recipe to make! Letting the sweet and creamy richness of pumpkins tantalize your taste buds this season can be a delightfully simple experience. If you’re looking for an easy-to-follow guide on how to craft your own homemade pumpkin puree, look no further than this comprehensive blog post. You’ll find all the tips and hints you need so that by the end of it, you’ll have a tasty blend just in time for Thanksgiving dinner!

I have been getting the Organic food boxes for a few weeks and you never know what you might end up with. I am splitting them with my neighbor. Here is how much half is.

In one of the boxes was a pumpkin and I wasn’t sure what to do with it at first but here is what I figured out.

How to Make Pumpkin Puree

First I scooped out the pumpkin seeds with an ice cream scoop.

Then I washed the off in a colander. Once they were cleaned off I spread them out on a baking stone and sprinkled them with salt. I baked them at 325 for about twenty minutes. My kids enjoyed their roasted pumpkin seeds snack.Next, I wash off the outside of the pumpkin and placed it in a baking dish with quite a bit of water. I put the lid on (even though it didn’t actually sit right until halfway through cooking it) and microwaved it for twenty minutes.
Once it was soft I basically squished it out of the shell and into a mixing bowl where I then mixed it for about five minutes with a mixer. With the puree, we then made bread maker Pumpkin bread.

Bread Maker Pumpkin Bread


  • 1/3 cup Vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup nuts if you like.


Spray bread maker pan with PAM.

In a bowl, mix the 1st 4 ingredients together until well blended; stir in the baking powder, soda, salt, spices and flour until mixed.

Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and use the quick bread cycle.

Add nuts at the beep.

Carefully loosen the loaf and put it on a rack to cool.

More Pumpkin Recipes:

Pumpkin Honey Bun Cake 

Pecan Pumpkin Coffee Cake 

Pumpkin Cranberry Walnut Streusel Bread Recipe

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