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Easy Pumpkin Muffin Recipe muffin on a white serving plate

Easy Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

An Easy Pumpkin Muffin Recipe is all that’s needed to jump start you into the Fall baking season. These muffins are packed full of pumpkin puree and warm sweet spices. They are perfect for breakfast or a midday snack.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Simple Pumpkin Recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 11 to 12 regular size muffins
Calories 224kcal
Author Trang Doan


  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter melted and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup pepita


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Line the cavities of a regular size muffin pan with paper liner or spray with nonstick spray.
  • In a medium bowl, add flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, pumpkin pie spice and mix thoroughly with a whisk.
  • Add pumpkin puree, egg, milk, butter and vanilla extract to a large bowl and mix with a whisk until smooth.
  • Fold the flour mixture into the liquid mixture with a spatula until just combined.
  • Divide batter equally into the previously prepared muffin pan. For fuller muffins, divide batter into 11 cups, otherwise divide evenly among 12 cups.
  • Sprinkle about a teaspoon of pepita over the top.
  • Bake for 20 - 22 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack for 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove muffins from the pan and let cool completely.



Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 192mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 3765IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1.5mg