Candied Pumpkin

  • Active Time 25m
  • Total Time 2h 25m

Makes about 3 cups


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 cups diced ( 1/2 inch) sugar pumpkin or butternut squash
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Companion recipe: Caramelized Pumpkin Trifle


Melt the butter in a large heavy skillet. Add the pumpkin and cook over moderately low heat, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 20 minutes. Stir in the sugar until dissolved. Stir in the maple syrup, ginger and cinnamon and remove from the heat. Let cool and refrigerate until chilled, at least 2 hours or overnight.


Caramelized Pumpkin Trifle

Recipe reprinted by permission of Food and Wine. All rights reserved.

RecID 3375

nutrition information per serving

232 calories; 8g total fat; 21mg cholesterol; 6mg sodium; 42g carbohydrates; 0g fiber; 1g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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