2 Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is too good to be true, right? With a box of cake mix and a can of pumpkin, you can have muffins in no time! Adapted from sparkpeople.com.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 18 ounces spice cake mix
  • 15 ounces pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)


  1. Simply mix the pumpkin and the spice cake mix together with electric mixer until well combined. (At this point you may also want to throw in some nuts or raisins, if you like.).
  2. Spoon into paper lined small muffin/cupcake tins, 2/3 full. (The batter is very thick and doesn't "settle", so you may wish to smooth the tops if you care what the finished product looks like!).
  3. Bake at 350* 18-22 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.


Most Helpful

I have made this for years.. I do many different variations... adding raisens, craisens, coconut, nuts and glaze. They are always moist and delicious. The only thing I have never done is put them in muffin form. I usually use a small ice cream scoop and put on a pan so they make little cake like cookies.

Sweetp's November 22, 2010

WOW...soooooooooo moist. Added cinnamon, nutmeg, and 1/4 cup water like another reviewer stated. Added walnuts and M&M's too. EXCELLENT! Thank you Karen ! Will definitely make this again and will share this recipe with my friends. Baked mine 18 minutes exactly in my electric oven at 350 degrees.

snackhound83luvsmel October 20, 2013

Wonderful! Just tried this recipe after seeing it posted on Facebook. I used the spice cake mix and after reading all the reviews, I also made some adjustments. I used 2 Tbl of milk, 1 egg and since I didn't have applesauce, I peeled and minced an apple. I amped up the spices, because I love "fall" spices. Used another tsp of cinnamon and a 1/2 tsp of pumpkin spice. Threw in a handful of raisins, too! I also used my electric beater and an ice cream scoop, as it is a very thick and stiff batter. I cooked them at 325 for 25 minutes. They turned out perfectly. Very moist and held together completely. My husband is not a pumpkin fan, but he inhaled one as soon as they cooled! Happy eating!

Joni C. October 06, 2013

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