EASY step-by-step instructions on how to make pumpkin puree from fresh pumpkins! Any type of pumpkin works and pumpkin puree can be used in cooking and baking year round! Use this pumpkin puree recipe for pumpkin cookies, pies, cakes, pancakes and more!
Cut the pumpkin in half. Put pumpkin face down in pan. Fill pan with 1/4 inch water. Bake for 1 hour. Let cool.
Cut the pumpkin in half. Scoop the guts and seeds out. Disregard the guts, save the seeds to make roasted pumpkin seeds later on if you'd like. Put pumpkin face down in pan. Fill pan with 1/4 inch water.