Pumpkin Spice Muffins

These pumpkin spice muffins are perfect for fall. So moist, filled with pumpkin, and dipped in cinnamon sugar.
Author: Fiona Dowling
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 muffins
These pumpkin spice muffins are perfect for fall. So moist, filled with pumpkin, and dipped in cinnamon sugar.
4.26 from 78 votes

Ingredients

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree

Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter (, melted)

Instructions

Pumpkin Muffins

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F degrees. Line a muffin pan with muffin papers.

  2. In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

  3. In a large bowl whisk together the oil, sugars, eggs, vanilla extract and pumpkin puree. 

  4. Mix the flour mixture into the pumpkin mixture until no lumps remain.

  5. Spoon the batter into the lined muffin pan. You should end up with 12 muffins.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 17-22 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes. 

Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  1. In a small bowl mix together the sugar and cinnamon. 

  2. Dip the top of each muffin (while still warm) into the melted butter and shake off any excess.

  3. Then dip in the bowl of cinnamon sugar. 

Recipe Notes

*If you don't have pumpkin pie spice use 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ginger, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg & 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves. 

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 273kcal
Fat: 13g
Saturated fat: 10g
Cholesterol: 41mg
Sodium: 110mg
Potassium: 116mg
Carbohydrates: 35g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 22g
Protein: 2g
Vitamin A: 3340%
Vitamin C: 0.9%
Calcium: 39%
Iron: 1.3%
Keyword: Fall desserts, Pumpkin Spice, Thanksgiving
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