Delicious Homemade Pumpkin Muffins

As you might have guessed by now, we are HUGE muffin fans in our home. The kids LOVE freshly made muffins! How can I tell? When I make muffins during the week, I make them at 5:30 in the morning. When the children wake up, I can hear them puttering about upstairs and I can hear them giddy with excitement that they get muffins for breakfast. Even at 7 and 10 years old, they still get excited to pick their own muffins out of the pan!
Pumpkin Muffins
These pumpkin muffins are fantastic, especially when they are made with freshly pureed pumpkin! I often will take the children to the local market to pick out their own sugar pumpkins (also known as pie pumpkins) that we store outside for decorations purposes until I’m ready to bake with them. Believe it or not, it matters to them which pumpkin I used to make the muffins, it’s almost like it makes them taste different if I used their pumpkin. It is so cute!
Pumpkin Muffins

Tasty Pumpkin Muffins
Recipe Type: muffins
Cuisine: dessert, snacks
Author: Multi-Testing Mommy
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Serves: 24
These delicious pumpkin muffins are great to make with fresh pumpkin in the fall. They are light and fluffy and simply delicious.
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups pumpkin (canned OR freshly cooked and pureed)
  • 3 cup flour
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • sprinkle of salt
  • 1 cup raisins or chocolate chips
  1. Lightly beat eggs in a large bowl.
  2. Add oil, sugar and pumpkin and mix together well.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and gently stir together until combined.
  5. Add raisins or chocolate chips gently fold into batter.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Do you like pumpkin muffins?

What is your favourite food made with pumpkin?

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18 Responses to Delicious Homemade Pumpkin Muffins

  1. salexis says:

    I would love to try these, I think I would go with raisins instead of chocolate chips 🙂 I wonder if I might throw a few chopped walnuts in too?!

  2. Lynda Cook says:

    I have some pumpkin puree in my freezer and I think I am going to use it to make these muffins, they would be good with golden raisins and some walnuts, yummmm!!

  3. elizamatt says:

    I’m afraid that I’m one of those rare people who doesn’t like pumpkin at all, sorry 🙂

  4. Debbie Bashford says:

    sounds yummy!!

  5. Debbie Bashford says:

    sounds yummy!!

  6. Wanda Tracey says:

    I know Thanksgiving is over but I will find any reason to make these muffins.They are sublime.

  7. Viv Sluys says:

    Oh these look so good! I have a whole pumpkin (a big one!) I need to use so I’m adding these muffins to my list of things to make with it!

  8. Cheryl says:

    Sounds like a nice moist muffin. I bet the kids would love them with chocolate chips as well!! I will try. Thanks 🙂

  9. Christine O'Connor says:

    Sound very tasty I’d be lazy and use can.

  10. kathy downey says:

    Thanks these sound deliciuous

  11. Tara Gauthier says:

    I have a big can of pumpkin in my pantry that need to use. I think I will try these and some pumpkin treats for our dog too!

  12. Debbie White-Beattie says:

    I really like this recipe because it’s simple but has good ingredients. The one thing I would add is walnuts because I like a crunch in muffins.

  13. kathy downey says:

    This is a very good recipe nice and moist

  14. kathy downey says:

    We made two batches of these last night one with nuts for hubby’s lunches and one with chocolate pieces for School lunches,we love them |

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