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    Spiced pumpkin butter

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten Free
    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • Cooking time: 30 minutes
    • Total time: 35 minutes

    Makes: 4-6 small jars


    2 x 425g cans pumpkin purée
    120ml apple juice
    250ml maple syrup
    2 tsp ground ginger
    1 tsp ground cinnamon
    small grating fresh nutmeg
    2 tsp vanilla bean paste


    1. Combine all the ingredients in a pan with a pinch of salt. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 20-30 minutes, stirring frequently, until it has thickened and turned a dark orangey-brown.

    2. Scoop into a bowl and allow to cool completely. Spoon into new, sterilised jars and decorate for gifts. This will keep in the fridge for up to 1 week

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    This recipe first appeared in Waitrose Food, November 2017 issue. Download the Waitrose Food app for the full issue


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