Simple Pumpkin Muffins
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Serves: 11 muffins
  • ⅓ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup nonfat milk
  • ¾ cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour or white wheat flour
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with 11 muffin liners and set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and brown sugar using an electric mixer or stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Add the eggs and mix until incorporated. Add milk and pumpkin; beat until well-mixed, scraping down the sides of the bowl, as needed.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  4. Mix dry ingredients into pumpkin mixture until just incorporated.
  5. Scoop batter into prepared muffin pan, filling three-fourths full. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven, cool for 5 minutes before removing from muffin tin.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 muffin Calories: 161 Fat: 6.7 Carbohydrates: 22.5 Sugar: 9.5 Sodium: 206 Fiber: 1.1 Protein: 2.9 Cholesterol: 47
Recipe by Prevention RD at