Monday, November 02, 2009

Recipe – Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Tis the pumpkin season!


I opened a huge can of pumpkin puree when making Pumpkin Spice Fudge and have been looking for ways to use it up all week.  I wanted something healthy to add to my treat plate for taking to my friends and decided on muffins.

Easy Peasy.


I used my Banana Oatmeal Muffin recipe and just made a couple of substitutions…

  • 1 cup of pumpkin puree instead of bananas
  • 1 tsp of pumpkin pie spice instead of cinnamon and nutmeg
  • Vanilla Almond Breeze instead of regular or unsweetened milk


For a surprise, I added a cream cheese icing centre!  I had a container of pre-made Betty Crocker icing in the pantry so I added a dollop of that to the middle of each muffin before baking (you could easily just use plain cream cheese).

nom nom nom :)


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Shirls said...

great.. now I want a muffin

Vanessa said...

Cream cheese icing is the best icing there is! :D

Anonymous said...

mmmm these look great :)

eurydice said...

i want a muffin too thank you.

rusty61 said...

Thanks for the thought-provoking post. Now, to come up with some November goals. Yours look very doable, and you seem to be on a roll!

Kim said...

I have GOT to make these muffins! They look divine!