Country Pumpkin Muffins
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 3 large eggs
- 1-1/2 cups canned pumpkin
- 1/2 cup water
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
- 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1-1/2 cups raisins
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- In a large bowl, beat sugar, oil, eggs, pumpkin and water. Combine flour, baking powder, soda, spices and salt. Add to pumpkin mixture; blend well. Fold in raisins and walnuts. Spoon into greased muffin tins, filling 3/4 full. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 209 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 165mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.
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Jan 2, 2016
Try adding sunflower seeds also
Nov 12, 2015
Made these for a fall fest at my son's school. I used 1 cup whole wheat flour, and 2 cups all purpose. I also cut the sugar to 1 1/2 cups, and used applesauce instead of oil. The treats needed to be nut free so I omitted the raisins and nuts, but I will make a batch for home and add those back in! These were very moist and tasty muffins!
Aug 9, 2014
It is just my favorite muffin recipe. I bake in the larger size muffin tin, and end up with a dozen perfect muffins.
Nov 4, 2012
As I do with all of my muffins, I cut the sugar in half, replaced oil with applesauce and used whole wheat flour. They turned out great! I'm glad I made a double batch to freeze!
Oct 15, 2012
revised this a bit - used 3/4 cup white & 1/3 cup brown sugar, reduced the oil to 1/4 cup & used finely chopped pecans instead of the walnuts..... - everyone I share with asks for the recipe!
Nov 7, 2011
These muffins were absolutely delightful! I made minimuffins and the kids at home and colleagues at work couldn't keep their hands off of them! Many request for recipe and more muffins too! LOL!!
Oct 23, 2011
These are so good and flavorful. They're wonderful!
Apr 24, 2011
Excellent muffins.... terrific flavour! I did cut back to 1 1/2 cups sugar and they were still delicous! :)
Feb 4, 2011
These were so tasty! They weren't dry, just the right moistness. I used dried currants instead of raisins, but I also considered using craisins in the future. Either way, they are yummy :)
Oct 14, 2010
Good texture, but they just did not taste good.