A 15 oz. can is **approximately 1 3/4 c fresh**. Try to allow time to drain excess moisture from your fresh pumpkin puree.

Contents

- 1 How do you substitute canned pumpkin?
- 2 Is canned pumpkin the same as fresh pumpkin?
- 3 How much puree does a 4 pound pumpkin make?
- 4 How do I substitute pumpkin puree for pumpkin pie filling?
- 5 Can you use pumpkin pie filling in place of pumpkin puree?
- 6 Can you use fresh pumpkin instead canned?
- 7 Why is there no canned pumpkin?
- 8 Why is it so hard to find canned pumpkin?
- 9 How do I measure a 15 oz can of pumpkin?
- 10 How many ounces is a pound of pumpkin?
- 11 How many cups in a 15 oz can of pumpkin puree?
- 12 How much in ounces is a cup?
- 13 How much cups are in a pound?

## How do you substitute canned pumpkin?

For 1 cup canned pumpkin or pumpkin puree, substitute 1 cup cooked, mashed sweet potato or butternut squash.

## Is canned pumpkin the same as fresh pumpkin?

But How Are Fresh and Canned Pumpkin Different? Fresh pumpkin is made with a sugar pie or baking pumpkin—not the kind of pumpkin you’d use for a jack-o-lantern. These pumpkins are smaller with sweeter flesh. Canned pumpkin is made of steamed, pureed pumpkin or a blend of pumpkin and other squashes.

## How much puree does a 4 pound pumpkin make?

One pound of fresh pumpkin yields about 4 cups raw peeled and cubed, or 1 cup cooked then mashed or pureed pumpkin. A 5 pound fresh pumpkin will make 4 to 4½ cups of cooked puree or mashed pulp. If you want a thicker puree, place it in a colander or cheesecloth for a while to drain out excess water.

## How do I substitute pumpkin puree for pumpkin pie filling?

Substitution. When you have a recipe that calls for pumpkin pie filling and you only have pumpkin puree, you can easily use in place of the canned pie filling. Open the can and reserve 2/3 cup of the pumpkin puree for another recipe. Then mix in 2/3 cup sugar, 1 tsp.

## Can you use pumpkin pie filling in place of pumpkin puree?

Don’t use pumpkin pie filling in place of pumpkin purée. Every can of pumpkin pie filling has a different amount of sugar and spices and if you add it to a bread or muffin recipe you might get a very sweet and not-spiced-enough loaf. Try this instead: Buy pumpkin purée!

## Can you use fresh pumpkin instead canned?

Making pumpkin puree from scratch (actual fresh pumpkin) is easy, and yes, you can definitely substitute the canned pumpkin for fresh pureed pumpkin on our recipes. Substitute the same volume (1 cup fresh puree for 1 cup canned).

## Why is there no canned pumpkin?

Pumpkins are delicate to ship and require industry expert knowledge to guarantee the fruit is moved properly. In 2020, the COVID-19 crisis impacted farmers in different ways. When the pandemic struck, the produce industry was hit hard with shortages.

## Why is it so hard to find canned pumpkin?

According to Raghela, farmers experienced a rain delay when it was time to plant pumpkin crops, so harvesting took place later than usual —which means it’s taking longer for this year’s pumpkin goods to make it to store shelves. Otherwise, it has been “a very normal year and the supply is absolutely normal.”

## How do I measure a 15 oz can of pumpkin?

A 15-ounce can of canned pumpkin holds nearly 2 cups. It’s actually 2 1/2 tablespoons short of 2 cups, about 29 1/2 tablespoons total. If you buy the 29-ounce can of pumpkin, you’ll get about 3 1/2 cups cups in that can.

## How many ounces is a pound of pumpkin?

There are 16 ounces in 1 pound.

## How many cups in a 15 oz can of pumpkin puree?

Fifteen ounces of canned pumpkin is just shy of 2 cups (16 ounces would be 2 cups). By comparison, a 3-pound pie pumpkin will likely give you enough puree for a recipe that calls for a can of pumpkin.

## How much in ounces is a cup?

One cup equals 8 liquid ounces equal to 1/2 pint = 237 mL = 1 cup is equal to 8 liquid ounces. As a result, how many ounces are in a cup is eight fluid ounces.

## How much cups are in a pound?

16 ounces equals one pound or two cups. Another way to look at the equivalent is that one cup weighs eight ounces and therefore two cups equal 16 ounces and this is the same weight of one pound–16 ounces.