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Pumpkin Muffins with a Twist

Pumpkin Muffins with a Twist

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Erika

This is a delicious pumpkin muffin that is very moist, with pumpkin seeds mixed into the batter. A great twist on pumpkin muffins. Pumpkin seeds are also very good sprinkled on top of the muffins before baking. I also add about two tablespoons of flax seed meal when making the recipe. If the batter seems too thick, more applesauce can be added to achieve the desired consistency.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 118 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.1g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 148 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease or line 3 muffin pans.
  2. Mix pumpkin, sugar, applesauce, oil, and eggs together in a bowl until well blended; fold in pumpkin seeds. Mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin pie spice, salt, and baking powder together in a separate bowl. Stir flour mixture into pumpkin mixture until just combined; pour batter among prepared muffin cups.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes.
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Reviews

kblang
1
10/29/2012

I was looking for a low fat pumpkin muffin recipe with a spicy kick, and this was perfect. The muffins are moist and nicely spiced and my family loved them. I didn't have any pumpkin seeds, but they are delicious without them.

Lilifirr
1
10/28/2012

this recipe is really good! i would just make it a bit simpler! :)