Friday, October 28, 2016

pumpkin pie muffins // coconut + brown sugar

Pumpkin Pie Muffins // Brown Sugar + Walnuts
This recipe was originally suppose to be something completely different but I procrastinated and cherry season came and went. But, I am pretty happy I dragged my feet- if I didn't I am not sure these muffins would have ever come to be. 

These muffins in my book are perfect- everything a muffin should be. Sweet, but not overly so, big and fluffy with the perfect muffin top.

Pumpkin Pie Muffins // Brown Sugar + Walnuts
The ingredients are rather simple and thanks to NOW I always have them on hand to whip up a batch. I absolutely adore the combination of pumpkin, coconut and walnut- they are my dream trio in many of my pumpkin desserts.

Pumpkin Pie Muffins // Brown Sugar + Walnuts
Pumpkin Pie Muffins // Brown Sugar + Walnuts
Pumpkin Pie Muffins // Brown Sugar + Walnuts
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Pumpkin Pie Muffins // Brown Sugar + Walnuts

Pumpkin Pie Muffins // Coconut + Brown Sugar 
makes 12 muffins

you will need:

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour  
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp salt

(1) 15oz can of pumpkin
1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1/3 cup coconut oil // melted  
1/2 cup non dairy milk 
1 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 cup shredded coconut
1/4 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped walnuts  


pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F

for the topping:
In a small bowl combine all ingredients- set aside until ready to use

for the muffins:

 Line a 12 cup muffin tin with liners.

In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, pumpkin pie spice and salt // set aside.

Using a stand mixer or by hand whisk together pumpkin, pure maple syrup, coconut oil, non dairy milk and pure vanilla extract.

Add wet  to dry and stir until just mixed- do not over mix.

With an ice cream scoop or spoon, fill muffin wells to the top with batter - top with crumble mixture. 

Bake in a 350 degree pre-heated oven for 18-22 minutes, checking for doneness at the 18 minute mark with a wooden skewer or toothpick. Tester should have a few moist crumbs when removed.

Once done, remove from the oven and let cool in muffin tin for 5 -10 minutes on a wire rack prior to removing from the muffin tins.

Store in an air tight container for up to a week.


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  1. It's early morning right now, and so I'd make a batch of oatmeal. If only I had them now, I'm hungry! :D

  2. I'd make some pumpkin spice bliss balls for my cycling trip to the Peak District next weekend. Homemade energy treats are so much nicer than gels and energy drinks in my opinion :)

  3. These muffins look so good! I love streusel-y toppings on muffins.

    I'd use the NOW ingredients to make some pumpkin bread with walnuts. Or maybe some coconut date walnut balls.

  4. So glad I've found you guys from NowFoods on Facebook. Would love the chance to try Organic Pure Maple Syrup because everything looks so yummy. Thank you~ :o)

  5. I'd make some Oatmeal Cookies with this!

  6. i'd love to make pumpkin pancakes...that just sounds soooooo good right now :)

  7. I think I would make some granola

  8. Pumpkin muffins are my favorite.

  9. I would use these ingredients to make some really delicious overnight oats!

  10. I'd make a breakfast bread with a coconut-walnut crunch topping!

  11. I would eat these muffins year round!!!!

  12. This basket would make a great batch of carrot cake waffles for a weekend brunch or weekday brinner!

  13. I would make a coconut/pecan/cranberry bread to serve for Thanksgiving

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