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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

These easy pumpkin muffins are a fall favorite for breakfast or snack time. You will never know they are healthy because they are SO delicious!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy pumpkin muffins, pumpkin muffins
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 163kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups white whole wheat flour or whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil melted and cooled to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk at room temperature (or milk of your choice)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • Turbinado sugar for sprinkling on muffins, optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners or grease the cups with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the pumpkin, eggs, maple syrup, cooled coconut oil, milk, and vanilla extract. Stir until smooth.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir with a spatula until just combined. Don't over mix.
  • Pour the muffin batter evenly into the prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle the muffins with turbinado sugar, if using. Bake for 20-24 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  • Let the muffins cool and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 206mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 865IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 0.6mg