Pumpkin muffins feature seasonal favorite as main ingredient
Published 6:00 am Sunday, November 28, 2021
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These pumpkin muffins feature a seasonal ingredient – pumpkin – that can be easily found this time of year at most grocery stores and some farmers markets.
Cut a small pie pumpkin in half. Turn face down on baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees for about 45 minutes until easily pierced with a fork. Scoop out seeds when cool enough to handle. Scoop out pulp and measure out amount needed for any pie recipe.
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 egg, beaten
¼ cup milk
2/3 cup pumpkin, fresh or canned
1 cup sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
¾ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg, ground
½ teaspoon ginger, ground
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine egg, oil, milk and pumpkin; beat together.
Combine dry ingredients and blend together.
Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir.
Fill greased muffin pans ½ to 2/3 full. Bake 20 minutes.