Recipe Box, Pumpkin & Apple Soup

This is embarrassingly easy~

pumpkin soup

You can probably figure it out all by your little ole self~


You just heat the canned pumpkin with some chicken broth and cream


stir in a little pumpkin pie spice and maple syrup


saute some bacon and apples

pumpkin soup with bacon and apples

and use this yumminess to garnish your soup!

apple and pumpkin soup

That’s it!

pumpkin and apple soup with bacon

That is all there is to it!

pumpkin soup with apples and bacon

Just sit back and enjoy!


Especially delicious eaten at a table full of apples and pumpkins!

Pumpkins and apples table 1
pumpkin and apple soup

This recipe is from The Food Network magazine October 2013

Here is the recipe:


Prep Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1 can 15 oz., pumpkin [not pumpkin pie filling]
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup cream or half and half
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 T maple syrup
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1-2 apples


  • Simmer pumpkin with chicken broth and cream until hot.
  • Add spice and maple syrup.
  • Cook bacon until crisp and drain.
  • Saute chopped apple in bacon drippings or butter until soft.
  • Serve soup topped with crumbled bacon and apples.
  • Makes 3-4 smallish servings.


This soup is one the sweet side and pretty rich so a small bowl is recommended.
Keyword Autumn, Fall soup, pumpkin apple soup, pumpkin soup

Happy Fall y’all!


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14 Responses to “Recipe Box, Pumpkin & Apple Soup”
  1. Lots of big fall flavors in this soup Jenna! Sounds good:@)

  2. Mary says:

    It’s finally soup weather and this looks wonderful and easy Jenna! I missed it in my FN magazine, wonder what else I missed?! 🙂

  3. Oh this looks so tasty!! I can almost feel it warming up my belly! 🙂

  4. Jenna, this sounds like a fabulous soup to eat by the fire on these cold autumn nights that are moving in now! Easy enough for even me!! Linda

  5. Diane says:

    Hi lovely lady.
    This is my first time on your Beautiful Blog. Your food looks so Yummy and your Tablescape is Gorgeous also. I hope you will come over and see my Tablescape for fall.

  6. Dee says:

    This recipe looks wonderful, and your table is very inviting too! Even my soup-haters would probably take a few sips. Have a great week! Dee 🙂

  7. Miz Helen says:

    This is a great day for soup and this would be a delicious soup to enjoy. Hope you are having a great day and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

  8. You’re so funny, we can probably figure it out. If everyone could figure it out, there would be no need of recipes! Wonderful to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

    – The Tablescaper

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