Turkish Spice-Candied Pumpkin

Be the first to review
READY IN: 74hrs
Recipe by YummySmellsca

Candying cubes of local Winter squash makes for a divine ice cream or yoghurt topping, part of the filling for a Winter crumble or simply spooning from the jar! Exotic hints of spice bring out even more of the earthy, rich flavours too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the pumpkin cubes into a large, shallow container and evenly sprinkle the sugars, salt and spices evenly over the top. Cover and let sit in the fridge for 3 days, stirring each day.
  2. Pour the mixture into a large, heavy pot and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, about 1 ½ - 2 hours, until the pumpkin is tender and the syrup is thick.
  4. Let the mixture cool in the pan 30 minutes, then spoon into clean jars and store in the refrigerator up to 3 months.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a