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Baked Pumpkin

Have a small leftover uncut pumpkin on your porch? Bake it with some cinnamon to spice up your meal.

Recipe adapted from the What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl website.

20 min
35 min
Total Time
55 min
Servings: 8


1 small pumpkin (peeled and cut into cubes)
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Heat oven to 325°F.

  2. Place pumpkin cubes on a baking sheet and sprinkle with the sugar and salt.

  3. Cover baking sheet with aluminum foil and bake until soft (about 30-35 minutes).

  4. Remove pumpkin from oven, sprinkle with cinnamon, and serve.

Quick Tips

One pound of fresh pumpkin yields about 4 cups of peeled and cubed raw pumpkin or 1 cup of mashed or pureed pumpkin.