Pumpkin butter! Yuuummmmm!

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by 1mommahen, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
    NJ
    This is a spinoff of scrambledegg's crockpot apple butter!

    Filled my crockpot with chunks of pumpkin

    5 cups of sugar

    2 Tbs. pumpkin pie spice

    Cooked with lid on for 10 hours on high.

    Took lid off and used my hand blender to smush it together.

    Put in canning jars and hot water bathed them for 15 min.[​IMG]

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  2. MrsCountryChick

    MrsCountryChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's some info that I came accross that makes me (a newby to canning) Waaay to scared to can anything pumpkin:

    You can can cubed pumpkin, but not the puree. Pumpkin puree is too thick to ensure that all possible spores have been destroyed.
    Here: http://www.fcs.uga.edu/pubs/current/FDNS-E-P.html
     
  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Yeah, I didn't think you could can pumpkin puree either. [​IMG]

    Sure sounds delicious though!
     

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