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16 sweet pumpkin dessert recipes

Pumpkin is good for so much more than soup! Try whipping up these delicious dessert recipes like pumpkin pie, tart, cake and more. Warming and gently spiced, these desserts are perfect for cooler weather.

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    Spiced pumpkin pie

    Perfect in both sweet and savoury dishes, pumpkin is simply divine, especially in this delicious spiced pumpkin pie that is brilliant served with crème fraîche, whipped cream or yoghurt.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Pumpkin spice cake with maple frosting

    This is a complex and very adult cake that makes an ideal dessert for a special dinner party, or as the centrepiece for a significant celebration.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Mini pumpkin pies

    Pumpkin pie is a popular dessert in the US, but this sweet and spicy dish translates the world over. If you're not a confident pastry-maker, or you just need to save time, you can use frozen shortcrust pastry instead.

    Woman's Day|

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    Pumpkin and orange buns

    These gorgeous pumpkin and orange buns taste divine, look incredible and are so easy to pull off! Plus they make fantastic use of fresh seasonal winter produce. Serve slathered in icing for a delicious snack.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Spiced pumpkin pie with maple crème

    Mum just loves a pumpkin pie and she’s always experimenting with them. This is her best yet! Served cool with silky maple crème, this luscious pie is everything you could desire in a winter dessert.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Spiced pumpkin streusel cake with maple drizzle

    Take pumpkin from dinner staple to dessert favourite with this pumpkin streusel cake recipe. With toasty spices like cloves and cinnamon and a sweet maple glaze, this cake is simply delicious served in thick slices