Pumpkin cupcakes

Leftover pumpkin recipes

Use up any leftover pumpkin with our warming soups, spectacular cakes and other seasonal treats. Put that Halloween squash to good use.

57 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use grated pumpkin or butternut squash for these gorgeous, spiced cupcakes

40 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use up your Halloween pumpkin leftovers in this dense, sticky loaf cake which pairs the sweet earthiness of squash with warming ginger

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
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6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Throw a Halloween party and use a carved out pumpkin to make this creamy hummus. At other times of the year use butternut squash or a blue-skinned pumpkin

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Don't throw away the seeds if you're cooking a pumpkin – try roasting them with this easy recipe. They make a tasty snack with a little seasoning, or an eye-catching garnish

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
69 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A moist cake bread to serve thickly sliced and buttered- it's good for lunchboxes and with a cup of tea

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
191 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Like carrot cake? Then try using up your leftover pumpkin in this clever traybake for Halloween

50 mins
Easy
66 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Whether you're carving a Halloween pumpkin or have picked up a cheap squash, use the plentiful flesh and seeds in this soup

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
30 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try something different with a bacon & pumpkin pasta

30 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This recipe marries the flavours of northern Italy with the pasta of the south to create a delicious vegetarian supper dish

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these lightly spiced pumpkin scones warm and topped generously with butter or cream cheese. They make a perfect snack for autumn, especially at Halloween

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of the sweet flavours of butternut squash to rustle up these healthy pancakes. Use a really good non-stick pan and you won't need any butter

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

We combined two of America's best sweet exports - autumnal pumpkin pie and melty marshmallow s'mores

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Pumpkin purée makes a delicious addition to a stack of fat, fluffy pancakes - the perfect brunch to get the weekend off to a sweet start

45 mins
Easy
41 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A great way to use up any pumpkin from your lantern carving

1 hr and 35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A novel way to use up root vegetables is to bake up a sweet, moist sponge with citrus flavours

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
587 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Come in from the cold to a warming bowl of autumnal soup

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Spiced and glowing gold, this pie is pure autumn on a plate. Use butternut squash or your Halloween pumpkin

1 hr and 30 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Try our easy pumpkin purée recipe, then turn this sensational seasonal ingredient into cakes, pancakes and glorious pies. Pumpkin can be steamed over a pan of boiling water or cooked in the microwave

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
145 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A veggie dinner party dish which stands alone as a vegan main course or as a complex side dish perfect served with spiced roast meat or fish.

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Serving this spiced Indian rice inside a pumpkin makes for a dramatic centrepiece when entertaining

3 hrs and 10 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Try these easy-to-bake cinnamon spiced pumpkin muffins as a mid-morning snack. They're ideal for Halloween and Bonfire Night, too

30 mins
Easy
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