One of my favorite pumpkin recipes last year was a pumpkin muffin recipe I found from Erin Cooks.  The muffins come out moist and puff up and crackle on top just the way I like them.

I recently revisited the recipe. There are a few more pumpkin muffin recipes I want to try out this Fall, but this one is pretty good.

Pumpkin Muffins (slightly adapted from Erin Cooks)

Yields: 1 dozen muffins

2 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
7 oz pumpkin puree
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt


1. Preheat the oven to 400º.  Whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and baking powder in a medium bowl.

2. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, pumpkin, applesauce and oil until smooth.

3. Pour the pumpkin mixture into the dry ingredients and stir together until completely mixed

4. Grease a muffin tin or fill your tin with cupcake papers. Fill with batter until they are 2/3 of the way full.

5. Bake for approximately 15 minutes.


2 Responses to “Pumpkin muffins”

  1. Tiffany — November 11, 2011 at 10:42 am

    These muffins are awesome…the only thing I changed was the oil. I didn’t have enough veg. oil so I did half veg. oil and half olive oil. They were one of the best muffins I have made. Thank you :)

    • Kirbie replied: — November 11th, 2011 @ 1:36 pm

      So glad you liked them!

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