Pumpkin Frosting Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Pumpkin Frosting

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"Fantastic flavored frosting perfect for fall! Fantastic on caramel, spice, or chocolate cupcakes! Add more confectioners' sugar for a thicker consistency and more pumpkin for a thinner frosting."

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Original recipe makes 20 servings Change Servings
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    10 mins

    10 mins


  1. Beat confectioners' sugar, butter, pumpkin, shortening, and vanilla extract together in a bowl using an electric mixer until frosting is fluffy and smooth.
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Nov 27, 2013

This is a great basic recipe to build off of. If you follow the directions above, it is very bland, but I was able to create something with a lot more flavor. I recommend doubling the butter, using only 3 cups of confectioners sugar (instead of the 4), doubling the cinnamon, doubling the vanilla, doubling the pumpkin puree, just foregoing the shortening all together, and adding a dash of nutmeg. It was a nice touch to my pumpkin cookies!

Oct 23, 2014

This is a basic pumpkin frosting. It was good, but I did add to it. I doubled the butter and the pumpkin puree, left out the shortening. I added 1 tsp of cinnamon, 1/2 tsp of all spice, and reduced the vanilla a little. Thank you for the recipe.


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  • Calories
  • 125 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 8 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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