Pumpkin Cakes


  • 225g pumpkin cut into 2.5cm chunks
  • 225g flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ tablespoon margarine
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat oven to 200C / 400F / Gas 6
  2. Boil pumpkin chunks until soft,  drain and mash in a mixing bowl with a little margarine and salt to taste
  3. Sieve the flour, baking powder and cinnamon and add to pumpkin with the margarine. Mix together.
  4. Shape the dough into a ball and press onto floured surface to ½ cm thick
  5. Cut out portions with a cup or pastry cutter
  6. Arrange on greased baking tray, prick with a fork & bake for 20 minutes or until golden.