A delicious raw homemade pumpkin sauce that is vegan! Perfect for your morning coffee and pancakes.
Pumpkin season is upon us and we love it! Here to share our simple RAW Pumpkin spice sauce that is not only easy as throwing everything in a blender but also great to add to pancakes, muffins, and much more! This seasoning will have all the benefits of pumpkin and the spices we will be added. That means a ton of antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and minerals! We love using this for a Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe.
Let’s dive into some of these benefits before we make the recipe.
Pumpkin is a type of orange squash that is usually sweeter than the rest of its cousins. They are rich in vitamins, antioxidants, low in calories, ideal for weight loss, immune boosters, great for your heart, skin and so much more. Pumpkins are easy to store and maintain their nutrition even when canned. High in vitamin A, B2, C, E, Copper, Potassium, Iron and so much more! We love mixing this in Gluten-Free Pancakes & Waffles. (Lazy Sunday recipes coming soon, sign up for our newsletter for alerts on when it launches!)
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Did you know cinnamon is made from the inner bark of a tree best known as cinnamomum? It is extracted by removing the woody part from the stem and then dried making it curl into a roll turning it into a “cinnamon stick.” Cinnamon is available in two types, ceylon cinnamon which is the true cinnamon and cassia cinnamon which we commonly know as cinnamon.
The benefits of cinnamon especially Ceylon cinnamon are its anti-inflammatory properties that help the body fight infections and repair tissue damage, lowering blood sugar levels, reducing heart disease risk factors, and many more. It also pairs well with other warm spices like cloves, nutmeg, ginger and etc.
This is the one ingredient in my opinion that makes this pumpkin spice sauce a winner! Nutmeg has the ability to relieve pain, aid in indigestion, detox, reduce insomnia, improve blood flow, and more. This will add a zesty spice to your food and get you into the winter spirit!
Commonly known to increase your metabolic rate, Cloves are High in manganese, antioxidants, and vitamin k. In some studies, they have been shown to help protect against cancer, get rid of bacteria, aid in digestion, help with bone health, and help regulate blood flow. Mostly used with a combination of cinnamon, cumin, or allspice.
Ingredients You Will Need
How To Make Pumpkin Spice Sauce
Servings: 32oz Carafe | Course: Sauce | Cuisine: American
- 1 Medium Pumpkin (cubed)
- ¼ Cup Coconut Cream
- ¼ Cup Coconut Condensed Milk
- ¼ Cup Organic Raw Honey (or Pure Maple Syrup)
- ½ Cup Water
- 1 ½ Tbsp Organic Ground Ceylon Cinnamon
- 1 Tbsp Organic Nutmeg (freshly ground if possible)
- ½ Tsp Organic Ground Ginger
- ½ Tsp Organic Ground Allspice
- ½Tsp Organic Ground Clove
- ½ Pod Organic Vanilla Bean (scraped, or 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract)
- ¼ Tsp Salt
Prep: 20 minutes
Time needed: 20 minutes.
- PEEL & DESEED: You want to cut your pumpkin in half. Then with a spoon scoop the seeds out.
TIP: You can save the pumpkin seeds and toast them in the oven to enjoy!
- CUT & CUBE: Once your pumpkin is clean and the seeds are removed. Take your knife and cut them into cube size pieces.
- PULSE IN BLENDER: Place all your cubed pumpkins into the blender and add water. Pulse for 1 minute.
- ADD YOUR CREAM & MILK: Now, you can add your coconut cream and coconut condensed milk. Blend for 1 minute.
- FLAVORING YOUR SAUCE: Add in your raw honey, scraped vanilla pod (or vanilla extract), cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, and salt. Blend together until smooth and creamy.
- STORAGE: Place your pumpkin spice sauce in a carafe. You can store it up to 7 days refrigerated.