Can pumpkin be replaced for blueberries

  • Posted by: Kathy
  • October 11, 2015


Amy October 12, 2015
If you are making blueberry muffins, then the berry is an additive that will not mix in, but be suspended in your muffin batter. Pumpkin is a puree, so it'll be different. You can add pumpkin, but it will make the batter orange and thin it down a bit because of the watery texture and heavy moisture content of the squash. If you are looking for a replacement for the blueberries, try another berry or fruit that will "suspend" in the batter, like raspberries or cut up apple, etc. If you do go with the pumpkin, you can add cinnamon or other "pie" spices to liven it up...even experiment with throwing in mini chocolate chips and/or chopped up nuts.
Kathy October 12, 2015
Thank you, I have forwarded your answer to my niece.
ChefJune October 12, 2015
I'm not sure what you're asking. Does the recipe call for pumpkin and you want to sub blueberries? Or is it the other way around?
boulangere October 11, 2015
What are you thinking of making?
Kathy October 11, 2015
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