Quick & Easy Instant Pot Pumpkin Butter

This recipe for quick & easy homemade Instant Pot Pumpkin Butter uses a few really simple ingredients (like pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and maple syrup) to make a delicious topping for desserts of breakfasts. Close copycat of the Trader Joe's version!

This recipe for quick & easy homemade Instant Pot Pumpkin Butter uses a few really simple ingredients (like pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and maple syrup) to make a delicious topping for desserts of breakfasts. Close copycat of the Trader Joe's version!

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Yay for new Instant Pot recipes! It's been a few months since I stretched my pressure cooker legs. I've been working hard to have a complete freezer clean-out over the past month or so, which has meant no freezer meal prepping (for now). I'm hoping to get back into the game in a month or so.

This recipe for quick & easy homemade Instant Pot Pumpkin Butter uses a few really simple ingredients (like pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and maple syrup) to make a delicious topping for desserts of breakfasts. Close copycat of the Trader Joe's version!

For now, I've got a fun fall recipe that is just as tasty as it is easy. Growing up, I was a huge fan of apple butter. If it could be served for breakfast, I would probably be willing to put some apple butter on it – it really does go with everything. So, imagine my delight when we found a jar of pumpkin butter on a recent Trader Joe's trip. It's incredible! Pumpkin butter is a pumpkin spread that tastes more like pumpkin pie than pumpkin puree. It has all of those favorite spices you love, a sweet note, and a really rich pumpkin flavor that's almost concentrated.

This recipe for quick & easy homemade Instant Pot Pumpkin Butter uses a few really simple ingredients (like pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and maple syrup) to make a delicious topping for desserts of breakfasts. Close copycat of the Trader Joe's version!

So I absolutely had to recreate this recipe at home a couple of weeks ago. As it turns out, it is so easy to make a homemade version! I think this copycat recipe is incredibly close to what we found at the store. It's so simple to whip up too – if you have 5 minutes and a few very common ingredients, you can make this in any pressure cooker (like the Instant Pot – this is my model).

Here's your recipe!

Quick & Easy Instant Pot Pumpkin Butter

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 12 -16 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 15 oz can pumpkin puree not pumpkin pie mix
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

Instructions
 

  • Mix all ingredients in your pressure cooker.
  • Set Instant Pot for manual, 5 minutes. Once the cook cycle is over, release pressure after 5 minutes. Stir well (including mixture cooked to bottom of the pan; it should mix in well).
  • Can be served immediately; best if cooled in the fridge overnight to allow flavors to mix.
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2 Comments

  1. Jennifer Chambers says:

    Yum! Have you tried doubling/tripling the recipe? I’m thinking gifts😁

    1. You definitely could! My Instant Pot had tons of room left.