Pumpkin Puree
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Pumpkin Puree

So here’s my simple way to make pumpkin puree to use in all those autumnal recipes
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: British
Keyword: baking


  • Pumpkin


  • Preheat the oven to 200C
  • Cut the pumpkin in half and scoop out the seeds and stuff in the middle.
  • Cut the pumpkin into smaller, but still large, pieces and lay on baking trays.
  • Bake in the middle of the oven for an hour.
  • Wait for the pumpkin to cool and then remove the skin – you can do this by hand or with a knife and it should now come away easily from the flesh.
  • Put the pumpkin into a bowl and use a hand blender to blend it to the consistency of apple sauce.
  • Keep refrigerated or freeze to use later.