23.10.08

recipe: Pumpkin Spice Muffins

These muffins are filled with fall spices and fill your home with the most wonderful, sweet, fall aroma! They are topped with a brown sugar cinnamon crumble and drizzled with a cinnamon cream cheese glaze. They are so moist and delicious you will be having seconds before you know it! These muffins will certainly warm your soul on a cold fall day.

Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Brown Sugar
Crumble and a Cinnamon Cream Cheese Drizzle
makes 12 muffins

For the muffins:
3 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup heavy cream
1 cup pureed pumpkin

For the Crumble:
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoons melted butter

For the glaze:
1 cup confectioners' sugar
2 ounces softened cream cheese
dash of ground cinnamon
dash of milk, if needed

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray regular muffin in with non stick spray.
2. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice. Set aside.
3. Using a mixer, mix the butter and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until combined. Alternate adding the dry ingredients and the milk and cream. Add pumpkin puree. Do not overmix.
4. Divide batter evenly between the muffin tins, filling to the very top and a little over.
5. In a small bowl, mix together the ingredients for the crumble. Crumble on top of each muffin batter. Bake for about 25-30 minutes or until cooked through and lightly browned. Transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly.
6. In a small bowl, mix together the ingredients for the glaze. Drizzle over the tops of the muffins.

1 comment:

imallagog said...

those look delicious! i love pumpkin season