Butterscotch Pumpkin Mousse Recipe
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Butterscotch Pumpkin Mousse Recipe

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Folks will never guess a dessert as creamy and delicious as this butterscotch-pumpkin blend from Anniston, Alabama’s Patricia Sidloskas could be so low in fat and calories!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups cold fat-free milk
  • 1 package (1 ounce) sugar-free instant butterscotch pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 cup fat-free whipped topping, divided

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 95 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 351mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 1/2 fat-free milk


  1. In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Combine the pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger and allspice; fold into pudding. Fold in 1/2 cup whipped topping.
  2. Transfer to individual serving dishes. Refrigerate until serving. Garnish with remaining whipped topping. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pumpkin Mousse in Light & Tasty December/January 2007, p55

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Reviewed Sep. 12, 2015

"We love this, the butterscotch and pumpkin pair so well. I didn't have sugar free pudding on hand so I used instant butterscotch (regular). I'm looking forward to trying the sugar free/lower cal version. This is a keeper. Thank you for sharing this!"

Reviewed Nov. 19, 2013

"Made this this week and it was delicious. It is a keeper. The things I did differently was to use vanilla instant pudding , add some vanilla and garnish with ginger snap crumbs.... Reallly good."

Reviewed Oct. 25, 2013

"My family & my neighbors loved this . It is a keeper & next time I am going to double it!"

Reviewed Oct. 12, 2013

"I and my guests loved it. The first time I forgot to put the whipped topping in and it was just as good. Tonight I'll make it with the whipped toping."

Reviewed Oct. 5, 2013

"This is in my regular rotation of desserts. I prefer to use vanilla instant pudding. Everyone loves it -- its so creamy and delicious!"

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