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Pumpkin Spice Muffins Are the Perfect Fall Treat!

When fall peaks around the corner, you usually begin seeing all the pumpkin flavored food and drinks. These can be pumpkin bread, rolls, donuts, even steamers and syrups. However, they are usually short-lived and once the season ends; you wait for next year to enjoy these treats. Pumpkin spice muffins are one of our favorite fall treats to enjoy and now you won’t have to wait to indulge in them. They are fluffy, simple to prepare, and they incorporate the best fall flavors.

WHAT IS PUMPKIN SPICE?

Pumpkin spice, commonly referred to as pumpkin pie spice consists of a mixture of ground cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and occasionally allspice.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED FOR PUMPKIN SPICE MUFFINS

1. Vanilla

2. Eggs

3. Baking Powder

4. Baking Soda

5. White Sugar

6. Brown Sugar

7. Cake Flour

8. Butter

9. Salt

10. Milk

11. Pumpkin Spice/Mixed Spice

12. Pumpkin Puree

FROSTING

1. Heavy Cream (optional)

2. Powdered Sugar

3. Cream Cheese

4. Butter

HOW TO MAKE IT

1. Sift your dry ingredients.

2. Add in your wet ingredients and mix well.

3. Add in your pumpkin and mix to combine.

4. Pour your mixture into a lined muffin pan.

5. Bake at 350°F for 22-25 minutes.

FROSTING

1. Whip your heavy cream to stiff peaks.

2. Add in your remaining ingredients and whip until incorporated.

3. Add your frosting to your cooled muffins and enjoy.

FAQS

Can I use all purpose flour instead of the cake flour? Yes, you can. I have made muffins with both flours and they are both delicious. What I love about baking with the cake flour is that the finished product has a softer crumb. It is not as dense as it would be when using all purpose flour.

What can I use if I do not have pumpkin spice? You can use mixed spice. Some mixed spice has a similar combination of spices just like pumpkin spice, while others may include a few additional spices.

STORAGE TIPS

If you are storing these with the frosting, it will need to be kept in the fridge in an airtight container. It will last for up to a week. If you choose to do it without the frosting, you can keep it in the fridge or you can leave it at room temperature for up to 4 days.

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PUMPKIN SPICE MUFFINS

Pumpkin spice muffins are the perfect fall treat! They are fluffy, simple to prepare and they incorporate the best fall flavors.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Muffin
Calories 225 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ tsp (7.5 ml) Vanilla
  • 2 Med Room Temp Eggs
  • 1 tsp (5.6 g) Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp (5.6 g) Baking Soda
  • ¼ cup (50 g) White Sugar
  • ¼ cup + 2 tbsp (75 g) Brown Sugar
  • 1 ½ cup (195 g) Cake Flour
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) Melted Unsalted Butter
  • ¼ tsp (1.4 g) Salt
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) Room Temp Milk
  • 1 tsp (5.6 g) Pumpkin Spice/Mixed Spice
  • ½ cup (113 g) Pumpkin Puree

FROSTING

  • ½ cup (120 ml) Heavy Cream
  • ¼ cup (50 g) Powdered Sugar
  • ¼ cup (44 g) Room Temp Cream Cheese
  • 2 tbsp (28 g) Softened Butter

Instructions
 

  • Sift your dry ingredients.
  • Add in your wet ingredients and mix well.
  • Add in your pumpkin and mix to combine.
  • Pour your mixture into a lined muffin pan.
  • Bake at 350°F for 22-25 minutes.

FROSTING

  • Whip your heavy cream to stiff peaks.
  • Add in your remaining ingredients and whip until incorporated.
  • Add your frosting to your cooled muffins and enjoy.

Notes

This recipe makes 12 muffins.
If you wish to have your frosting thicker, you can reduce the heavy cream or omit it altogether. Depending on how much frosting you want, you can keep the remaining ingredients as is or double it.
Without the frosting, it is 174 cal.
Update: After making more muffins, I recommend adding 1 tbsp of oil so that they come out moist. You can experiment a bit and gradually increase the oil amount by a tsp or tbsp to see how you like it, but I wouldn’t recommend adding too much.
Keyword pumpkin muffins, pumpkin spice, pumpkin spice muffins

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