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Sugar and Spice Pumpkin Butter Muffins

The perfect pumpkin spice muffin with sugar and spice toppings.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Muffins
Keyword: muffins, pumpkin, pumpkin butter, pumpkin pie spice
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 151kcal
Author: Trish Cowper | www.infinebalance.com


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup white pastry flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup pumpkin butter
  • 1/3 cup avocado oil or other light tasting oil
  • 1/4 cup butter milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the topping

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice


  • Preheat oven to 350 and prepare a 12 cup muffin tin with liners.
  • In a large bowl add all dry ingredients (sugar, flours, baking powder and soda, salt and pumpkin pie spice) and whisk to combine.
  • In a small bowl, beat eggs until frothy, then add in pumpkin butter, oil, milk and vanilla. Mix until well combined and creamy. Gently fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients, folding until just combined.
  • Divide batter between the 12 muffin cups.
  • In a small bowl combine brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice. Generously sprinkle spiced sugar on top of each muffin. Pressing very gently into the tops. You might have a bit of the sugar mixture left over.
  • Bake at 350 for 25-27 minutes or until muffins spring back when gently touched in the middle.


Calories: 151kcal