• Sumo

Who knew that pumpkin was useable for more than just pumpkin pies? This delicious recipe is simple and sure to become a holiday treat. Be sure to use smaller sugar pumpkins as their flesh will be sweeter.

Candied Pumpkin Recipe

Rating: 41

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours, 55 minutes

Serving Size: 3


  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 3 Cups Pumpkin, cubed
  • 1/3 Cup Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Ginger, minced
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon


  1. In a large skillet over medium-low heat melt the butter and cook the pumpkin until tender; about twenty minutes.
  2. Sprinkle the sugar over the top and stir until dissolved, then add the syrup, ginger and cinnamon.
  3. Remove from heat and cool, then transfer to a bowl and cover.
  4. Refrigerate for at least two hours.
  5. Serve and enjoy!