Pumpkin Muffin Recipe (The Best Easy Pumpkin Muffins)

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  • Incredible Pumpkin Muffin Recipe filled with fall flavor that melts in your mouth. These easy pumpkin muffins will have your guests begging for more – and for the recipe! Pumpkin spice muffins are the perfect fall treat for breakfast or dessert. They’re a great addition to any holiday gathering or fall festivity.

    pumpkin muffin recipe with step by step photos

    I blended my favorite pumpkin cupcake recipe with our family favorite, Meltaway Cinnamon Sugar Muffins to create incredible melt in your mouth easy pumpkin muffins.

    I’m not even kidding, these pumpkin spice muffins are so magical, they do a disappearing act. Before I can finish filling a second platter or serving our family of 5, they’re begging for seconds.

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    These Easy Pumpkin Muffins are made with pumpkin puree and spices, baked and then dipped in butter, sugar and spices. Butter makes everything better and makes these easy pumpkin muffins melt in your mouth.

    pumpkin muffin covered in sugar and spice

    Sure, you could make these in a standard muffin pan, but making them in a mini muffin pan gives them the perfect sugar and spice to muffin ratio.

    pumpkin muffins coated in sugar

    There’s no better way to get into the fall spirit than baking! I love cozying up indoors on a cool, rainy day and filling the air with the scent of pumpkin spice. This Pumpkin Muffin recipe captures the essence of fall. Each sweet bite is filled with the perfect pumpkin flavor and a hint of spice.

    Easy pumpkin muffins are great for breakfast at home or entertaining! Bring them to brunch, a tailgate, hayride, Thanksgiving and more! They make a great snack after a day at the pumpkin patch.

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    Take Me to the Pumpkin Muffin recipe, please!

    If you’d like to skip my tips and tricks to making perfect pumpkin spice muffins, as well as some of my favorite pumpkin recipes for fall, please scroll to the bottom of the page (just before comments and reader ratings) to get to the easy printable recipe.

    More Easy Pumpkin Recipes to Enjoy this Fall:

    Pumpkin Spice Muffins

    Cinnamon spice and everything nice that’s what pumpkin spice muffins are made of. A blend of cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg will warm your soul this fall!

    Can I Use Fresh Pumpkin?

    Yes! This pumpkin muffin recipe is made with canned pumpkin puree, but you can make your own pumpkin puree. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F, cut a pumpkin in half, remove seeds and pulp, bake an hour or until tender. Remove pumpkin from shell and puree. Remove any “strings”. You can get a full recipe for pumpkin puree here.

    How to Make Easy Pumpkin Muffins:

    • Combine dry ingredients. step by step photos to make pumpkin spice muffins
    • Add eggs, pumpkin, sugars and oil. step by step photos to make pumpkin muffins step by step photos to make pumpkin spice muffins step by step photos to make pumpkin spice muffins
    • Bake. pumpkin muffins on oven
    • Remove from oven and allow to cool 3 minutes. coating pumpkin muffins
    • Dip in butter, followed by sugar and spice mixture. dipping pumpkin muffins
    • Serve {preferably warm}. pumpkin muffins in sugar and spice

    How to Store Easy Pumpkin Muffins:

    While best served warm, this Pumpkin Muffin Recipe can be made in advance. Just store in an airtight container, up to 3 days at room temperature or frozen up to 3 months. Warm them at 350 degrees in the oven or in the microwave, then dip in butter and sugar and spice mixture just before serving.

    Printable Pumpkin Muffin Recipe:

    To see how easy this Pumpkin Spice Muffin Recipe is, watch the video below.


    Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

    Pumpkin spice muffins are full of fall flavor that melts in your mouth. They're the perfect fall treat for breakfast or dessert.
    Course Breakfast, Dessert
    Cuisine American
    Keyword christmas, muffins, pumpkin, quick bread, thanksgiving
    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 10 minutes
    Total Time 20 minutes
    Servings 36

    Ingredients

    Topping

    • 1/2 c sugar
    • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
    • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
    • 1/4 tsp ginger
    • 1/2 c butter melted

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease mini muffin tin.
    2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.
    3. Add eggs, pumpkin puree, sugars, and oil.  Mix until just combined.
    4. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool 3 minutes.
    5. Combine sugar and spices in a bowl suitable for dipping. 
    6. Dip muffins in butter, followed by sugar and spice mixture. 

    Recipe Notes

    While best served warm, this Pumpkin Muffin Recipe can be made in advance. Just store in an airtight container, up to 3 days at room temperature or frozen up to 3 months. Warm them at 350 degrees in the oven or in the microwave, then dip in butter and sugar and spice mixture just before serving.

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