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Pumpkin Muffins

What’s your favorite fall flavor? Are you a maple lover, sweet potato lover, caramel lover, or do you like the spice that pumpkin desserts bring to your palate? Well, if you like pumpkin spice flavor, then you will for sure love these Pumpkin Muffins. 

To make this recipe you need 1 ½ cups of all-purpose flour, ½ teaspoon of baking powder, ½ teaspoon of baking soda, ½ teaspoon of salt, 3 teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice, 1 cup of granulated sugar, ½ cup of vegetable oil, 15 ounces of canned pumpkin, 2 large eggs, and ¼ cup of water. It is best to prepare all of your ingredients so you can make this quickly and pop the muffins into the oven. This recipe also makes a whole loaf, however, it will take 45-60 minutes in the oven at the same temperature. 

Pumpkin Muffins

4 from 9 votes
Recipe by Madison Course: Dessert, SnacksDifficulty: Easy
Servings

12

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

18

minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

  • 15 ounces canned pumpkin

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F/177°C. Prepare a 12-cup muffin pan with liners or spray.
  • Next, in a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spice.
  • In a separate bowl, combine sugar, oil, canned pumpkin, eggs, and water.
  • Pour mixture into flour mixture. Add the vanilla extract. Use a rubber spatula to fold everything together.
  • Pour batter into cupcake liners and bake for 18-22 minutes, OR until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool in pan for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy! 

After preparing the ingredients, preheat your oven to 350°F/177°C. Then, prepare a 12-cup muffin pan with liners or spray. Next, in a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. In a separate bowl, combine the sugar, oil, canned pumpkin, eggs, and water. Pour the wet mixture into the flour mixture. Use a rubber spatula to fold everything together. 

Pour the batter into cupcake liners or grease a muffin tin. Bake them for 18-22 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow them to cool in the pan for a few minutes before serving. They taste delicious when eaten warm and fresh out of the oven. 

To make them into cupcakes, allow them to cool completely. Then, frost them with some cream cheese frosting. And, voila! Just like that, you have another yummy dessert!

So, how do you choose to eat these? Do you want to make them in muffin form like the recipe is written? Would you like to make a pumpkin loaf? If you have the time to wait 45 to 60 minutes, then you absolutely should! Or, would you like to go the extra mile and make some cream cheese frosting to top the muffins with and turn them into cupcakes? However, it is that you choose to eat them, enjoy every morsel! Happy Baking! 

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