Enjoy spiced pumpkin freezer spread year-round with this simple recipe. With CERTO Spiced Pumpkin Freezer Spread, canned pumpkin is sweetened, spiced and mixed with pectin for an easy, no-cook autumn spread that can be frozen for up to a year.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 1 serving
2 cups canned pumpkin
2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
3-1/2 cups granulated sugar, measured into separate bowl
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 pouch CERTO Fruit Pectin
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Let's Make It
Rinse clean plastic containers and lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly.
Measure 2 cups pumpkin and spice into large bowl. Stir in sugars. Let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Mix lemon juice and pectin until well blended. Add to pumpkin mixture; stir 3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and no longer grainy. (A few sugar crystals may remain.)
Fill all containers immediately to within 1/2 inch of tops. Wipe off top edges of containers; immediately cover with lids. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours. Spread is now ready to use. Store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks or freeze extra containers up to 1 year. Thaw in refrigerator before using.
How to Measure Precisely
To get exact level cup measures of sugar, spoon sugar into dry metal or plastic measuring cups, then level by scraping excess sugar from top of cup with a straight-edged knife.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes about 5 (1-cup) containers.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.