Pumpkin Spice Muffins

It’s fall and fall means pumpkin everything!  What is cozier than muffins, let alone pumpkin muffins?  This version is topped with coarse sugar for a decorative touch, but they are just as wonderful plain or with a cream cheese frosting.  pumpkin muffins





Pumpkin Spice Muffins
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  • 2 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 c. canola oil
  • 2/3 c. water
  • 4 eggs
  • 15 oz. can pure pumpkin
  • 3½ c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 t. baking soda
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1½ t. cinnamon
  • 1 t. nutmeg
  • ½ t. cloves
  • ½ t. ginger
  • ½ c. coarse decorating sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line muffin pan with 12 regular-sized cupcake liners.
  3. Combine sugar, oil, water, eggs, and pumpkin in a large mixing bowl and beat on low for 1 minute. Do not over mix.
  4. Add flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger to a small bowl and stir to combine. Add dry mixture to pumpkin batter and beat on low just until all ingredients are moist.
  5. Fill cupcake liners with batter until they are ¾ full. Bake for 12-15 minutes, then remove from oven and sprinkle each muffin with coarse decorating sugar and return to oven to finish baking another 13-15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. (Total cooking time should be 25-30 minutes).
  6. Remove from oven and cool 5-10 minutes before moving muffins to wire baking rack to cool completely.


Tip: Make sure you choose 100% pure pumpkin vs. pumpkin pie filling for this recipe because you are already adding sugar and spices to this recipe.




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These sound so good. I will have to make them for sure. It s the perfect time of year for pumpkin muffins.
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Deise Almeida

This looks extremely good! OMG, I really wanna try :) This recipe looks so easy to do, I'm gonna save your post! Thank you for sharing this with us! Blog Senhorita Deise
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Thank you so much! I hope you enjoy them. Yes, they are super simple which is nice. Thanks again for your kindness!!
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Ahh these look SO delicious! That sugar topping :) :) :)
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I know, right? They are just as good without it too. :) Thank you for visiting! Come back anytime!
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These look so delicious! I'm so addicted to anything pumpkin, I can't wait to try these!
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Nothing brings up the feeling of autumn like pumpkin! The muffins look lovely :)

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