Friday, September 30, 2011

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

This month's recipe takes advantage the local produce in our area...Pumpkin !

1 cup pumpkin puree
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
1/4 cup almond milk
1 1/2 cups spelt flour
Pinch of salt
3/4 cup sucanat sugar or coconut sugar
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. allspice
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
1/2 cup pecans, chopped (optional)
Preheat oven to 350F
Prepare a 12 cup muffin pan with paper liners.

In a large bowl, mix the pumpkin puree, eggs and milk together. 
Sift in flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and spices.  With a hand mixer, mix until all ingredients have been incorporated.  Stir in pecans, if using.

Spoon into prepared muffin cups.
Bake 25-30 minutes or until cooked through

Makes 12 muffins
  • spices can be increased or decreased based on your taste
  • i used fresh pumpkin puree but canned pumpkin will also work

1 comment:

  1. Great muffins. I used 3 egg whites instead of 2 eggs...otherwise kept everything the same.