Tis the season for pumpkin? I know many love pumpkin food items such as lattes and pies, but today I am sharing this pumpkin a how to make pumpkin streusel muffins.
These muffins are great for breakfast with coffee, a sweet treat in the afternoon or after dinner dessert. Whatever the reason, if you need one, you will enjoy these delicious muffins.
How to Make Pumpkin Streusel Muffins
To make this muffins you need the following ingredients –
- pumpkin puree
- pumpkin pie spice
- baking powder
- brown sugar
- vanilla extract
- cold butter
Pumpkin Streusel Tips & Tricks
- The muffins are freezer friendly. Just wrap tightly with plastic wrap and freeze. Once you are ready to eat pop in the toaster or microwave for a couple of minutes.
- If you have more time in your hands you can let the batter rest overnight. Rested batter rises better and provides a better crumb and texture.
- You can also add nuts, dried cranberries or cinnamon chips to the batter! The result is totally delicious too.
- 1 Cup pumpkin puree
- 2 Eggs
- ½ Cup sugar
- ¼ Cup oil
- 2 Tsp pumpkin pie spice
- ½ Cup milk
- 1 ½ Cups flour
- 2 Tsp baking powder
- Streusel Topping:
- ½ Cup flour
- ¼ Cup brown sugar
- ½ Tsp cinnamon
- 1 Tsp vanilla extract
- ¼ Cup butter, cold and diced
1.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a cupcake pan with muffin cups and set aside.
2.Prepare the streusel topping. In a bowl combine the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. Work in the butter, mixing until the mixture resembles coarse sand. Refrigerate.
3.Meanwhile prepare the muffins. In a bowl beat the pumpkin puree with the eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin pie spice. Add half the flour and beat until evenly incorporated. Pour the milk and mix to combine. FInish adding the remaining flour and baking powder and mixing until just combined.
4.Divide the batter between the muffins cups and top with around 2 Tbsp streusel topping.
5.Take to the oven and bake for 22 minutes or until done.