Monday, September 28, 2020

Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Muffins

 These muffins are perfect with your coffee in the morning or even as a dessert after dinner.  The warm spices and the cool cream cheese blend together to make a treat for your mouth.


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These warm fall spiced muffins have a cream cheese swirl that will make you feel as if you just took a bite of pumpkin cheesecake.


This recipe will provide enough batter for 9 regular size muffins or 6 large muffins.  Enjoy.......


Muffins, Fall Flavors, Pumpkin, Cream Cheese, Breakfast, Snacks
Breads, Muffins
American
Yield: 9 servings
Author: Wendy Klik
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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

These muffins are perfect with your coffee in the morning or even as a dessert after dinner. The warm spices and the cool cream cheese blend together to make a treat for your mouth.
Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 30 MinTotal time: 45 Min

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c. + 2 T. flour
  • 1/2 t. baking soda
  • 1/2 t. cinnamon
  • 1/4 t. cloves
  • 1/4 t. nutmeg
  • 1/4 t. ginger
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 c. pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 c. canola oil
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 2 T. sugar
  • 1 small egg yolk
  • 1/2 t. vanilla

Instructions

  1. Whisk together the flour , baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and nutmeg.  Set aside.
  2. Whisk together the pumpkin, 1/2 cup sugar, and brown sugar.   Beat in the egg, oil and vanilla.  Slowly whisk in the flour mixture.
  3. Divide between 9 muffin tins that have been treated with baking spray.  
  4. Beat together the cream cheese, 2 Tablespoons sugar, egg yolk and vanilla until smooth and creamy.
  5. Top each muffin with a dollop of cream cheese and use a skewer to swirl it around in the batter. 
  6. Bake in a preheated 375* oven for 20-30 minutes, until skewer inserted in center of muffin removes cleanly.

Notes:

Adapted from a recipe found at Novice Chef.

Calories

201.64

Fat (grams)

11.47

Sat. Fat (grams)

3.37

Carbs (grams)

23.35

Fiber (grams)

0.95

Net carbs

22.41

Sugar (grams)

20.18

Protein (grams)

2.20

Sodium (milligrams)

135.92

Cholesterol (grams)

49.06
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