How to make pumpkin purée in 7 easy steps

Once roasted, the tender insides of the pumpkin will scoop out with ease to produce a purée that can be used for pies and soups. The Gourmand Mom

Making your own pumpkin purée for pies or other pumpkin desserts is simpler than you think. Just be sure to use a pie pumpkin or sugar pumpkin. They are smaller and will produce a less watery, more flavorful result. Using this roasting method, the tender insides will scoop out with ease.

1. Rinse pumpkins


Thoroughly rinse your sugar or pie pumpkins and preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

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