Baked Pumpkin Bowl Recipe

Enjoy your pumpkin soup along with some baked bread while enjoying the pumpkin bowl as well and did I mention these yummy bowls are great for Halloween parties or Thanksgiving get togethers.

One thing worth mentioning is to remember this recipe can be enjoyed year round, not just for the holidays even if the pumpkin is more thought of during Halloween.

baked pumpkin soup

I leave the outer shell on mine when I bake them for bowls

How to Bake Pumpkin Bowls with Easy to Follow Directions for Yummy Goodness!

You’ll need small baking pumpkin that you just buy from the grocery store. If your serving these at a dinner party be sure to get one for each of your guests.


  • Wash the pumpkins, then cut the top off and lay it to the side for later
  • With a large spoon scoop out all the pulp from the pumpkin
  • It’s important to oil your pumpkin throughout the inside then sprinkle salt & pepper over them
  • Pre-heat the oven to 350 and then bake for 30 to 45 minutes

Depending on the size of your pumpkin you might have to adjust the time and don’t forget to bake the lids of the pumpkins too. Then the Bowl, lid and your yummy soup can all be eaten with no waste.

Note: Your lids will cook quicker than the bowls so you’ll need to watch them and be prepared to take them out sooner than the bowls

Roasted Pumpkin Bowls with Visual Directions

Easy to follow video for baked pumpkin bowls

Fun Facts you Might not Know about the Pumpkin

You might be surprised when you read these

  • Did you know that pumpkins are grown all over the world for food or ornamental sales, up here in Canada we grow them for the traditional part of our Thanksgiving dinners, yes that would be the pumpkin pie. Canadians are crazy over their pie topped with whipped cream or ice-cream especially if the pie is still warm.
  • Pumpkins are actually part of the squash family and most think the first planting was in North America, although there is evidence that the first pumpkin seeds were found in Mexico around 5500 BC.
  • History tells us that a round and large melon in Greek was called a pepon which in todays language is now known as a pumpkin.
  • The word pumpkin is interchangeably with squash or winter squash in some parts of the world.
  • Anyone can grow a pumpkin but you will have to plant the seed in early July because the pumpkin is actually a warm-weather crop and prefers the heat.
  • Every part of the pumpkin is edible whether its the flowers or the leaves while it’s growing, the seeds and the fleshy shell or that yummy inside we use for pie making, soups or some popular sweet dish recipes.

Recipes for any Pumpkin dish

From yummy soup that’s amazing in one of these bowls all the way through the pies, sweet dishes and so many more

Eating Soup from an Edible Bowl

Try baking a few pumpkins the next time you have soup for dinner

Here at my house we love eating our soup right out of these bowls, nothing is better than having less dishes to wash and all because we ate our bowl. Now it’s important to note that you have to really like the taste of the pumpkin especially if you cook up a tasty pumpkin soup to have with your baked bowls.

Have you tried pumpkin bowls with your soup?


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