Pumpkin cakes

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Abi Reid
24 Oct 2021

This easy bake is a great way to use up any flesh from your pumpkin this Halloween, it is quick, simple and makes a super tasty treat.

A large orange pumpkin being carved for Halloween


200g diced pumpkin flesh

200g brown sugar

2 eggs

150g plain flour

1 heaped tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp cinnamon

Handful walnuts

90ml olive oil

Pinch of salt



  1. Preheat a fan oven to 180 C
  2. Blend the squash in a food processor 
  3. Add all the other ingredients and blend until even
  4. 3/4 fill cake cases and bake for 20 minutes

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