Low-fat pumpkin pudding recipe

Claire Gallam

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If you're looking for a low-fat dessert that doesn't taste low-fat, this pumpkin pudding is for you! Pumpkin is naturally low in calories and fat but loaded with flavor. Pair it with light vanilla pudding and you have one easy, healthy dessert! Your kids will love this too because it tastes like pumpkin pie!

low fat pumpkin pudding

This sweet, fluffy and creamy pudding is the perfect dessert for your kids because it's made with half the sugar as regular pudding and has less than 3 grams of fat per serving. Garnish each bowl with a dollop of whipped cream and some pumpkin pie spice for a perfect fall snack or treat!

Low-fat pumpkin pudding

Serves about 4

Recipe adapted from Spark Recipes

pumpkin pudding


  • 1 package low-sugar vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1-1/4 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup light cream
  • 3/4 cup (7.5 ounces) pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Whipped cream


  1. Mix the vanilla pudding, skim milk, light cream and pumpkin puree together in a large bowl with a whisk. Beat until the mixture thickens up and all of the pudding is dissolved. Stir in the pumpkin pie spice.
  2. Cover and chill for at least 15 minutes or until the pudding is nice and thick. Garnish with whipped cream and enjoy!

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Claire Gallam
Claire is an aspiring nutritionist (and soon to be culinary student) with a serious addiction to bacon, wine, goat cheese and online shopping. She is recently married to a social media guru who loves *almost* everything she conjures up. In addition to writing for the Food section of SheKnows, she is a full-time recipe creator (and taste tester), a writer for FabulousFoods.com and a contributing writer for the Home and Gardening section of SheKnows. You can also follow her daily musings and find delicious healthy recipes on her food blog, The Realistic Nutritionist.