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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
Author Julie Blanner


  • 1 c flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1/2 c brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 c oil


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


  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.