Apple Pumpkin Muffins
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A fruit-filled pumpkin muffin to enjoy all year long with great pumpkin spice flavor. It's hard not to eat them all with butter while they're still hot.
Recipe type: Dessert, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12 muffins
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • ⅓ cup oil (avocado oil or vegetable oil)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup peeled, diced apple (1 large or 2 small apples) I often use Honey Crisp or Ganny Smith apples, any nice firm texture apple will work.
  • top with
  • 1-2 tablespoons turbinado sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Line a muffin pan with 12 cupcake liners or spray the muffin pan with a baking spray so the muffins easily release from the pan.
  3. In a medium bowl with a whisk blend the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together.
  4. Mix in the pumpkin, the oil, 2 eggs, the pumpkin pie spice, and sugar until well blended and smooth.
  5. Stir in the apples.
  6. Place 3 tablespoons of muffin batter into each area of the muffin pan.
  7. Sprinkle top of the batter with turbinado sugar.
  8. Bake muffins for 25-30 minutes, test with a toothpick, and bake until it comes out clean.
  9. Allow muffins to cool for 5 minutes in the pan, then remove from the pan.
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