Moist Pumpkin Spice Muffins

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Anna B.

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@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

How to Make Moist Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F
  2. Combine flour, Sucanat, pumpkin pie spice, and baking powder in the bowl of electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.
  3. Add dates and pumpkin seeds. Mix into the flour mixture.
  4. With a mixer on a low speed, add pumpkin puree, applesauce, and an egg. Mix until combined.
  5. Line 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.
  6. Top with some roasted pumpkin seeds, if desired.
  7. Note: To make these muffins vegan, substitute an egg with 1/4 cup of tofu.

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About Moist Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian



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