Yummy Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins

Posted in: ayurveda, Nutrition, Uncategorized- Sep 27, 2017 No Comments

Soft, sweet, and made with just the right amount of pumpkin spice, these Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins are perfect on a chilly fall morning. These muffins are so easy to prepare and use real pumpkin puree to give them the real flavour. Top with cream cheese, butter, or even a drizzle of maple syrup for a treat your whole family will love!

Prep Time – 1o minutes

Cook time – 20 minutes

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup gluten free all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar (or cane sugar)
  • 2 tsp baking powder, double acting
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened at room temperature (1/2 a stick)
  • 1/4 cup light cream or milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a muffin pan and set aside.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a mixing bowl (flour, brown sugar, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt).
  3. In a separate bowl beat eggs, then add to dry ingredients.
  4. Add cream, butter, and pumpkin puree to dry ingredients. Stir all ingredients together (or use an electric beater or stand mixer) until well combined.
  5. Add muffin batter to greased muffin tin evenly among 9 of the cups. (You can spread them among 12, but the muffins will be slightly smaller).
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until muffins are golden brown and slightly firm to the touch.

Notes

You can add 1/2 cup of chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, or raisins to this recipe as an extra treat!

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