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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

These delicious, naturally sweetened muffins bursting with fall flavours make a wonderful breakfast or afternoon snack.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Difficulty Level Intermediate
Servings 9

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp ground flax
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup E.D.SMITH® Pure Pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup plant milk almond, oat or soy
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup toasted pumpkin seeds

Directions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Place cupcake liners in a 12-cup muffin tin.
  • In a medium bowl, combine ground flax and 5 tbsp water. Set aside for 5 minutes to thicken.
  • In a large bowl, combine flours, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Add to flax mixture: Pure Pumpkin, maple syrup, olive oil, plant milk and vanilla extract. Whisk to combine.
  • Pour pumpkin mixture into dry ingredients and mix just until combined. Scoop into prepared pan and top with pumpkin seeds.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until a cake tester inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  • Cool on a wire rack.

Tips

  • Add 1/2 cup dried fruit, if desired
Type Muffins & Loaves - Pastries
Season/Occasion Summer Fun - Thanksgiving, Autumn & Halloween