Pumpkin muffins on a bamboo owl plate by eco rascals

3 Ways To Serve Pumpkin For Your Baby

Sep 18, 2023Celeidh Cook

Not only is pumpkin delicious, but it's also very nutritious! It's going to give your baby Vitamin A, protein and iron! Don’t let your pumpkin go to waste this spooky season! Follow our fang-tastic 🧛recipes below.

The recipes provided include ‘Pumpkin Puree’ you can make this at home with your leftover pumpkin. Here’s how:

Once you have removed your pumpkin’s stringy and seedy innards, cut it in half. Then, place both halves cut-side-down onto a baking sheet and roast until the flesh is soft and coming away from the skin. Once the pumpkin is roasted, blend the flesh until smooth.

Mini Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin muffins

Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Kids
Difficulty: Easy

6 servings
Prep time
10 minutes


  • 250g flour (1.5 cups)

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

  • 300g pumpkin puree (1 1/3 cup)

  • 2 large eggs

  • 250g sugar (1 1/4 cup)

  • 70ml  of oil (1/3 cup)


  • Add all of the dry ingredients to a bowl and stir with a spoon until well mixed.

  • In a separate bowl, combine wet ingredients

  • Pour wet into dry and combine

  • Separate mixture into a lined 12 hole muffin tin. Bake under 180c for 15 - 18 minutes

Pumpkin Energy Balls

Pumpkin energy balls

Course: Breakfast, Lunch
Cuisine: Kids
Difficulty: Easy

6 servings
Prep time
10 minutes


  • 250g Peanut Butter (1 cup)

  • 110g pumpkin puree (1/2 cup)

  • 160ml maple syrup (1/2 cup)

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 tbsp pumpkin spice


  • Mix ingredients until well combined
  • Keep refrigerated for one hour and then make into balls 

Pumpkin Porridge

Pumpkin porridge recipe

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Kids
Difficulty: Easy

2 servings
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cooking Time
10 minutes


  • 350ml milk of your choice (1.5 cups) 

  • 80 grams porridge oats (1 cup)

  • 1 tsp pumpkin spice

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

  • 1 pinch of salt

  • 220g pumpkin puree (1 cup)


Mix ingredients until well combined over a low heat

  • Mix ingredients in a large saucepan until well combined over a low heat 
  • Cool before serving

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Serve your delicious pumpkin treats up in your favourite eco rascals plates.

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