Glazed Pumpkin Spice Muffins combine pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice for moist muffins bursting with warm seasonal spices topped with a sweet sugar glaze. An easy recipe made with just a few basic ingredients will make this Pumpkin Spice Muffins recipe your new go-to favorite recipe.
Pumpkin Spice Muffins Recipe
You can admit it. You love this time of year just because of pumpkin spice! Need one more reason for your pumpkin spice obsession?
Glazed. Pumpkin. Spice. Muffins. You're welcome.
With just a few basic ingredients stirred together, our pumpkin muffins recipe will be baking in your oven in a matter of minutes.
Pumpkin pie spice has taken on a life of it's own these lately.
Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves are the perfect blend of warm autumn spices making any food a comfort food.
There are pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin spice cakes, pumpkin spice cereals, pumpkin spice cookies, pumpkin spice soups, pumpkin spice teas, just to name a few.
Literally, pumpkin spice is everywhere when pumpkin spice season arrives!
I can truly say that these pumpkin pie muffins are my new favorite comfort food!
Not only are they my new comfort food, they are my new favorite muffin recipe because they easy pumpkin spice muffins to make too!
I haven't decided yet if they are best for breakfast, dessert or as a snack.
Ok, yes, I do find an excuse to eat them any time of the day because when muffins are this tender, flavorful and moist I just can't resist them morning, noon or night!
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Pumpkin Spice FAQ’s
What is pumpkin spice made of?
Pumpkin spice, also referred to as pumpkin pie spice, is a blend of ground cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves and sometimes allspice.
What can I do with pumpkin spice?
You can use pumpkin spice to flavor both sweet and savory recipes.
Is there any pumpkin in pumpkin spice?
No there is no pumpkin in pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice is a blend of dry ground spices and no pumpkin.
Ingredients for pumpkin pie muffins
- granulated sugar
- brown sugar
- pure pumpkin puree
- pumpkin pie spice
- baking powder
- baking soda
- confectioners’ sugar
- warm water
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With just a few basic spices in the perfect proportions, you can make your own Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice! An easy recipe combining cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves, pumpkin pie spice is a delicious and money saving way to enjoy pumpkin spice season!
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When National Pancake Day meets Pumpkin Spice season,Pumpkin Spice Pancakes, an easy homemade pancakes recipe seasoned with pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice, is born! Delicious for breakfast or as for breakfast for dinner, Pumpkin Spice Pancakes are lightened with seltzer!
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Glazed Pumpkin Spice Muffins
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- ½ cup butter, melted
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup pure pumpkin puree, 1/2 of a 15 ounce can
- 1 ¼ cups flour
- 1 ½ tsp. homemade pumpkin pie spice or store bought
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- ½ tsp. baking soda
- ¼ tsp. salt
- 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
- 3-4 tsp. warm water
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- Preheat oven to 375F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with cupcake liners
- Combine melted butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until blended.
- Stir in eggs, one at a time and then pumpkin puree.
- Add flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda and salt and stir until a smooth batter forms.
- Divide batter evenly between cupcake liners, preferably using a scooper.
- Bake 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.
- Cool 10 minutes in pack on wire rack. Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.
- Meanwhile, in small bowl combine confectioners’ sugar and water until smooth.
- Spread glaze over tops of muffins.
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