September 27, 2011

Tasty Treats {pumpkin mini muffins}

I look forward to trying many different pumpkin recipes during the fall season and this one is sure to be a treat!

Pumpkin Mini Muffins
Ingredients
  • Paper baking cups
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • Maple-Cream Cheese Frosting

Preparation

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place paper baking cups into miniature muffin pans.
  • 2. Combine flour and next 7 ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • 3. Combine pumpkin and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture, stirring just until moistened. Spoon batter into cups, filling two-thirds full.
  • 4. Bake, in batches, 15 to 17 minutes. Let cool in pans on wire racks 5 minutes. Remove from pans, and let cool completely.
  • 5. Spread Maple-Cream Cheese Frosting over tops of muffins.
Julia Rutland,
OCTOBER 2011

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