Pumpkin Butter

Pumpkin Butter

Enjoy this 20-minute homemade Pumpkin Butter spread on your morning bagels, oats, yogurt bowls, etc! Or add it into your favorite fall bakes. Either way, this is the ultimate sweet pumpkin fall spread that you can easily make at home!

It's especially great on everything bagels with cream cheese!

pumpkin butter

Pumpkin Butter is a delicious vegan fall spread that's great to include in your breakfast or fall bakes! It's a quick 20 minute cook, no prep necessary!

cook Time: 20min


– 15 oz pumpkin puree – 1 tablespoon maple syrup – ½ cup apple cider / apple juice – ¾ cup brown sugar – 2 teaspoon cinnamon – 1 teaspoon ground ginger – ¼ teaspoon ground cloves – ¼ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated – 1 tablespoon lemon juice – pinch of sal


Add the pumpkin puree, sugar, and spices into a sauce pna.


Then, add the lemon juice, maple syrup, and apple juice / apple cider into the sauce pan. Turn the stove on low to medium heat.


Simmer the pumpkin butter, occasionally giving it a stir every few minutes to prevent burning. Continue to simmer on low to medium heat for 20 minutes, or until the pumpkin butter has thickened and darkened significantly.


Taste and adjust for spices, acidity, and sweetness. Remove the pan from heat and allow the pumpkin butter to cool completely. Transfer the pumpkin butter to a large jar and store it in the refrigerator. 

Use it as a spread for bagels, oats, pancakes, etc.