Pumpkin Ginger Muffins or Cupcakes

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by GoldsmithLissa

Use white flour if you prefer, but I think the wheat gives it great texture! Tweak the spices to your liking...I use 1 Tbs each because I like the spicier holiday flavour. Add allspice and/or other holiday spices... I've also used vanilla yogurt and it adds a soft variation more for a dessert type muffin. Also try topping with cream cheese icing (check my recipe I posted!). Sometimes I even add a little cinnamon, ginger, etc or a mix of holiday spices to the icing. Use smaller muffin pans to make a nice snack for your meal or a quick breakfast. You can even freeze them! Try making a loaf cake as well.

Top Review by berrybaker

What a yummy, hearty, lowfat recipe! I can't say they were bursting with flavor and I can certainly see how a cream cheese frosting would liven them up but I felt great about my kiddos eating as many as they wanted. I only cooked them for 20 min. and they came out a little dry so next time I will shorten the cooking time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. In a large bowl whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, walnuts and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl combine pumpkin, brown sugar, yogourt, vanilla, egg, oil and ginger. Using a mixer combine for about 2 minutes on medium.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into dry and stir until just combined.
  5. Spray your muffin tins with Pam and then fill cups. Add decoration if using.
  6. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Allow to cool on a rack for 10 minutes before removing from the pan.

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