Pumpkin Spice Muffins


Pumpkin is one of my favorite desserts. Pie, discount Bread, pharm Cheesecake, view or cookies, nothing beats pumpkin. Spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger fill the air with such warm pleasantness, it is hard to want anything else! I had a couple of cans of pumpkin pie mix sitting around so I decided to bake up some muffins and a loaf of bread.

Delicious Rating: This is a simple baking easy recipe, really requiring no skills at all! Add the ingredients together, mix, pour, bake, and voila! Your done! The bread & muffins turned out wickedly moist & full of spice & deliciousness. Spreading some cinnamon butter on a warm slice is too good to describe. I definitely will bake these again. I individually wrapped the muffins tightly in saran wrap once they were completely cooled and threw them in the freezer. They thaw perfectly or nuke one muffin in the microwave for 20-30 seconds to have a warm muffin with your morning tea.


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Pumpkin Spice Muffins
Recipe type: Breakfast
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Yields: 24 muffins
Use canned or whole pumpkin. Add nuts or not. Serve with your favorite breakfast beverage.
  • 1 (30 ounce) can pumpkin pie mix
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • Splash of Vanilla
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  1. Gather all ingredients together and preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Grease & Flour Muffin pan and bread pans.
  3. Combine first seven ingredients in a large bowl, blend well.
  4. In another bowl combine the rest of the dry ingredients (except nuts).
  5. Pour dry ingredients into pumpkin mixture, in three parts, just until blended.
  6. Chop up nuts if using whole ones. Fold into the mixture.
  7. Pour batter into prepared pans and bake muffins for 23 minutes and the bread loaf for 50, depending on your oven.
  8. Both are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
This recipe makes 24 muffins or 12 muffins and 1 bread loaf.

Yum, some of my favorite spice!

No need for a mixer for this  recipe, only if you want.

I love pecans but walnuts are also great in this recipe or even almonds!

 I think that was too much batter in the bread pan but I loved the cracked top.




  1. I can’t wait to try this!! Just to double check….you use the pumpkin pie mix that has spices in it?

    Thanks for the recipe!!

    1. Jessica, I did use pumpkin pie mix because that is all I had on hand for this recipe and it worked out great! If you want to use plain pumpkin you will need to increase the spices and liquid! Let me know how they turn out!

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