Healthy pumpkin muffins

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 muffins


For the muffins

  • 3/4 cup plain flour
  • 3/4 cup whole spelt flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground clove
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 15 ounce can pure pumpkin puree or 440 gr pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 stick butter 50 gr, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For garnish

  • coarse sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F/190°C. Place 12 paper liners into a standard size muffin baking pan.

  2. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, sugars, baking soda, salt, and spices. Set aside.

  3. In another bowl, mix together the eggs, pumpkin puree, butter, and vanilla extract.

  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir together. Do not over mix, just stir until everything is incorporated into the batter.

  5. Using a large ice cream scoop pour batter into each well. Make sure to fill the wells completely. Garnish with coarse sugar. 

  6. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.