Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins

1
Amy H.

By
@Meave

The word "pumpkin" showed up for the first time in the fairy tale Cinderella.
A French explorer in 1584 first called them "gros melons," which was translated into English as "pompions," according to History. It wasn't until the 17th century that they were first referred to as pumpkins.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12-14 servings
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    whole wheat white flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
    nut meg
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 can(s)
    (15 oz.) pumpkin puree
  • 1/3 c
    canola oil
  • 1/2 c
    skim milk
  • 1/2 c
    well packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 4
    egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners or spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and salt. Stir to blend.
  3. In separate bowl, combine pumpkin, canola oil, skim milk, the beaten egg whites, sugars, and vanilla; mix until blended.
  4. Stir pumpkin mixture into the dry ingredients until moistened. Fold in pecans. Careful not to over mix!
  5. Fill the about 3/4-full with the pumpkin muffins batter and bake at 375° for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature. Makes 12 to 16 pumpkin muffins.

Printable Recipe Card

About Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins




Show 12 Comments & Reviews

10 Savory & Sweet Cheese Ball Recipes

10 Savory & Sweet Cheese Ball Recipes


Cheese balls are back! This classic appetizer from the 1960s and ’70s has made a resurgence in the past few years. And, we’re here for it! Made with a few ingredients, they make a tasty party appetizer or can easily be whipped-up when looking for a snack. Typically, cream cheese is the base of a […]

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts


Slowly, we’re coming out of our winter cocoons. So, put away the down jacket and swap it for an apron. It’s time to get into the kitchen and start baking. Filled with berries and bright flavors (hello lemon everything!), spring desserts light up our taste buds. In honor of spring’s arrival, here are 17 easy […]

25 Dishes To Make in April

25 Dishes To Make in April


Technically spring has arrived. But, depending on what part of the country you’re in, the weather may not be cooperating. So, we’re sharing comfort food recipes because we know those are good year-round. But, you’ll also see fresh finds since farmer’s markets are starting to burst with goodies. If you’re sick of trying to figure […]