Candied Pumpkin Recipe


This is a delicious way to use fresh pumpkin.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
3 cups


  • ¼ cup unsalted butter

  • 3 cups fresh pumpkin, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

  • cup white sugar

  • ¾ cup maple syrup

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Cook the pumpkin in the butter until tender, about 20 minutes. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved. Stir in the syrup, ginger, and cinnamon; remove from heat and allow to cool. Transfer to a bowl and cover. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

115 Calories
4g Fat
21g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 115
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 142mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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