Homemade Spiced Pumpkin Butter

There is nothing that embodies the season of Fall than this 5 Ingredient Homemade Spiced Pumpkin Butter! If you could place Fall in a bottle, it would smell and taste just like this, trust me. Just 5 super simple ingredients, about 25 minutes or less, and you only need a pot or slow-cooker! It’s so easy to make, but it tastes SO. GOOD. It’s perfectly sweet, pumpkin-y, creamy, and perfectly spiced with all your favorite fall spices. Be sure to spread this delicious pumpkin butter this on your morning toast, stirred into a cocktail, or even use in it all your favorite seasonal bakes! No matter how or what you use it for, it’s sure to be your new favorite treat.

pumpkin butter with spoonful of pumpkin butter beside it

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About The Recipe

We’re starting the Fall season a little early with this delicious Spiced Pumpkin Butter! I mean, why not, right? This spread, within just five minutes of cooking, makes the whole kitchen smell like Fall! Between the pumpkin and the pumpkin pie spice… it’s so hard to resist!

But thankfully, this delicious spread doesn’t take that long to cook. So, not only is it only 5 ingredients, but it’s also ready in about 25-30 minutes! Which, to me, is a total win-win!

overhead shot of pumpkin butter on plate with gold spoon

Even if you aren’t a huge pumpkin fan, this pumpkin butter is still SO. GOOD. My family, sadly, aren’t the biggest pumpkin lovers…but they both actually really like this!

It’s truly the perfect spread to make for the start of the season because it’s not just a crowd pleaser, but it works for so many things! From drinks to desserts to breakfast. You’ll always have something delicious when you use this pumpkin butter!

Equipment Needed

Ingredients

  • Pumpkin Purée
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Brown Sugar
  • Apple Cider
  • Boiled Cider
  • Pumpkin Pie Spice
pumpkin, spice, apple cider, sugar, brown sugar, and boiled cider in glass bowls

Instructions

Combine all the ingredients into a saucepan and cook over medium-low heat for about 20-25 minutes, stirring constantly.

How To Store

The best way to store this pumpkin butter in a tightly sealed container and in the refrigerator for 1-2 weeks.

Is Pumpkin Butter The Same As Puree?

Definitely not! Pumpkin purée is pure pumpkin, blended smoothly. Whereas pumpkin butter is (generally) a spiced spread, made from pumpkin, sugar, spices, and cider. It works as a wonderful spread for toast, filling for baked goods, or even mixed in drinks!

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Expert Tips

  • 2 cups of pumpkin purée equals a 15 ounce can.
  • If you don’t have/don’t want to make boiled cider, just use 1/2 cup of apple cider.
  • Be sure you stir this constantly! You don’t want it to burn.
  • The mixture will be thick when you first stir it together. Cooking it really doesn’t change the consistency that much, but it really helps meld all the flavors together.
  • This recipe is vegan and gluten-free!

When you make this Homemade Spiced Pumpkin Butter, leave a comment down below! We love hearing from you and answering any questions you might have! Also, be sure to tag us on social media and hashtag it #BakersTable.

pumpkin butter with spoonful of pumpkin butter beside it

Homemade Spiced Pumpkin Butter

Traci
Perfectly sweet, warming spices, and extra pumpkin-y! This Homemade Spiced Pumpkin Butter is the perfect spread to have on hand this Fall season.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Fillings, Sauces
Cuisine American
Servings 32
Calories 34 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 2 cups pumpkin purée
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 6 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ cup apple cider
  • ¼ cup boiled cider
  • 1 Tablespoon pumpkin pie spice

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan.
  • Cook over medium low heat for 25 minutes, stirring constantly.

Notes

  • 2 cups of pumpkin purée equals a 15 ounce can.
  • If you don’t have/don’t want to make boiled cider, just use 1/2 cup of apple cider.
  • Be sure you stir this constantly! You don’t want it to burn.
  • The mixture will be thick when you first stir it together. Cooking it really doesn’t change the consistency that much, but it really helps meld all the flavors together.
  • This recipe is vegan and gluten-free!

Nutrition

Serving: 1TbspCalories: 34kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 2mgPotassium: 40mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 2384IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 7mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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