Can I substitute pumpkin for oil in cake mix?

Pumpkin can be a substitute for oil or butter in baking. For oil, the ratio is one to one — one cup oil is simply replaced with one cup pumpkin puree.To substitute pumpkin puree for butter, multiply the amount of butter by ¾. If a recipe calls for one cup, use ¾ cup puree in its place.

Should pumpkin cake be refrigerated?

After baking your pumpkin pie, refrigerate it to keep it safe to eat. It’s not necessary to refrigerate most other cakes, cookies or bread unless they have a perishable filling or frosting.

How many cups in a 15 oz can of pumpkin?

A 15ounce 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.

How do you make homemade pumpkin flour?

Cut the pumpkin in half, along the equator. Scoop out the seeds, saving them for roasting. Place the pumpkin cut side down on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 45-60 minutes at 400 degrees F, until a fork can easily pierce the flesh.

What can I do with half a can of pumpkin puree?

9 Ways to Use Up Leftover Pumpkin Purée
  1. A Delicious Sauce. Take that leftover pumpkin and turn it into a delicious sauce to dress your meat and greens.
  2. Stirred Into Oatmeal. Add some seasonal flavor to your morning bowl of oatmeal.
  3. Add to Yogurt. Stir together ¼ cup pumpkin with 0% plain Greek yogurt and 1 tsp.
  4. Make a Pumpkin Chia Pudding.
  5. Make Quesadillas.