Moist Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Anna B.

By
@AnnaBrav

These muffins are a wholesome way to celebrate the upcoming pumpkin season. They are as delicious as they are healthful. They make a wonderful nutritious breakfast, a yummy addition to any lunchbox, and a great seasonal after school snack. I love making them for my three-year-old daughter.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
whole-wheat pastry flour
1/2 c
sucanat (sugar cane natural)
1 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
2 tsp
baking powder
7
pitted madjool dates, chopped
1/4 c
roughly chopped roasted pumpkin seeds
1/2 c
100% canned pure pumpkin puree
1/2 c
unsweetened applesauce
1
egg

Step-By-Step

1Preheat the oven to 350°F
2Combine flour, Sucanat, pumpkin pie spice, and baking powder in the bowl of electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.
3Add dates and pumpkin seeds. Mix into the flour mixture.
4With a mixer on a low speed, add pumpkin puree, applesauce, and an egg. Mix until combined.
5Line a muffin pan with paper liners. Fill each liner with1/4 cup of batter. Bake for 25 minutes Transfer to a cooling rack and cool completely.
6Top with some roasted pumpkin seeds, if desired.
7Note: To make these muffins vegan, substitute an egg with 1/4 cup of tofu.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy