Healthy Maple Glazed Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

Pumpkin muffins with maple glaze combine two seasonal favorites.Pumpkin-spiced, luscious, maple-glazed fall morning delight.

– 1/2 cup vegetable oil – 1 cup granulated sugar – 2 large eggs – 1 cup pumpkin puree (not pie filling) – 1/2 cup buttermilk – 1 tsp vanilla extract – 1/2 tsp cinnamon – 1/2 tsp ginger – 1/2 tsp nutmeg – 1/4 tsp cloves – 1/2 tsp salt – 2 tsp baking powder – 1/2 tsp baking soda – 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour GLAZE – 2 cups confectioner's sugar – 4 Tbsp maple syrup – 2 Tbsp water, or more to thin – 1/2 tsp maple extract (optional)



Heat oven to 375F. Spray or paper-line muffin tins. Mix the oil, sugar, eggs, pumpkin, buttermilk, vanilla extract, and spices in a large bowl.

Step 1

Step 2

combining pumpkin muffin wet ingredients Mix in salt, baking powder, and soda. Mix these well. Mixing flour into pumpkin muffins

Step 3

Fold in flour and mix until no dry flour remains. Be careful not to overmix your batter now. Mixing pumpkin muffin batter

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Fill 10 muffin cups full. Bake for 25–27 minutes. Pumpkin muffin batter in pan Let muffins cool on a rack before glazing. Cooling pumpkin muffins

Step 5

Prepare the glaze while the muffins cool. Combine powdered sugar, maple syrup, and water to form a glaze. To begin, add 2 teaspoons water. 

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Add extract if using. maple-glazed pumpkin muffins on rack Dip each (cold!) muffin headfirst into the glaze, flip, and dry on a rack. 

Step 7

Too little glaze? Add a little more sugar. Too much glaze? Add a little more syrup to thin it out. Wait until the glaze is hard to eat it.

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