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Pumpkin spice muffins

Easy Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 dozen


  • 2 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 4 eggs
  • 15 oz. can of pure pumpkin
  • 3 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 cup coarse decorating sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  2. Line muffin pan with 12 regular-sized cupcake liners.

  3. Combine sugar, oil, water, eggs, and pumpkin in a large mixing bowl and beat on low for 1 minute. Do not over mix. 

  4. Add flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger to a small bowl and stir to combine. Add dry mixture to pumpkin batter and beat on low just until all ingredients are moist. 

  5. Fill cupcake liners with batter until they are ¾ full. Bake for 12-15 minutes, then remove from oven and sprinkle each muffin with coarse decorating sugar and return to oven to finish baking another 13-15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. (Total cooking time should be 25-30 minutes). 

  6. Remove from oven and cool 5-10 minutes before moving muffins to wire baking rack to cool completely.