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Perfect pumpkin recipes for autumn

Pumpkin season is well and truly here! I’ve been taking part in #ColourMyEveryDay with the lovely Joanna from Adventures and Tea Parties, and today’s prompt is ‘food’. I’ve been a little quiet over on my blog recently, so I thought this would be a great opportunity to write a post and share some of the pumpkin recipes from the archives! I love pumpkin as it’s such a versatile ingredient, working in savoury and sweet dishes. So here’s a selection of a few recipes I’ve enjoyed making.


Pumpkin lemon and poppy seed loaf


Pumpkin, lemon and poppy seed loaf | Hello! Hooray!


This is such a delicious cake – the lemon works so well with the pumpkin! Click here for the recipe.


Squidgy pumpkin and ginger loaf


Squidgy pumpkin and ginger loaf | Hello! Hooray!


I love ginger cake, and the pumpkin makes this really moist. Yum! Click here for the recipe.


Pumpkin, carrot and bacon soup


Pumpkin carrot and bacon soup


Pumpkin is perfect for soup, which is just what you need on a chilly autumn day! Simply leave out the bacon to make a veggie version – it’s really delicious! Click here for the recipe.


New pumpkin recipes to try


Here are some other yummy-looking recipes using pumpkin – I’ll definitely be giving some of these a go!


Pumpkin houmous from BBC Good Food

Creamy pumpkin and lentil soup from BBC Good Food

Pumpkin, basil, goat’s cheese and fig tart from George Eats

Pumpkin fries from Clean Food Crush

Vegan pumpkin pie from Delicious Magazine

Pumpkin scones from Delicious Magazine

Pumpkin samosas from Asda Good Living




If you’d like to take part in #ColourMyEveryDay there’s still time to get involved! Follow @adventuresandteaparties and make sure you tag Joanna and use the hashtag when you post. The prompts are below!


Colour My Every Day challenge



You can also get 10% off one of these amazing pins to celebrate by simply entering the discount code ‘COLOURMYEVERYDAY’ in Joanna’s shop. Yay! I got mine a couple of weeks back and I love it so much!


Colour My Every Day pin | Hello! Hooray!


And in case you have missed it, I was featured on the Adventures and Tea Parties blog recently as part of Joanna’s Blog Gems feature – read more here! So much to do this autumn 🙂 What are you plans?


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