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Nutrition information
Serving: 1 muffin (66 grams)
Servings per recipe: 18
Calories: 101 (21 from fat)
Cholesterol: 24 milligrams
Fat: 2 grams (0 saturated fat, 0 trans fats)
Protein: 2 grams
Sodium: 166 milligrams 
Total carbohydrate: 18 grams (1 fiber, 6 sugars)

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Pumpkin spice muffins

Bake a batch to serve a crowd or to save for a quick breakfast or snack.


2 cups whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup canned pumpkin
1/4 cup sugar
2 cups unsweetened applesauce
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 teaspoon almond extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Mix together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and baking powder in a medium bowl.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the large bowl until just blended. Do not over beat.
  5. Pour the batter into 18 non-stick muffin cups and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  6. Remove muffins from the oven and let cool slightly.
  7. Remove the muffins from the pan and let cool completely.


Source: Health Online, Inc.

First published: 12/01/1999
Last updated: 09/09/2011

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department