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Spiced Pumpkin Muffins

Healthy fluffy muffins with all the amazing flavours Autumn has to offer
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Servings: 24
Calories: 142kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 Cup Wholemeal spelt four
  • 1/2 Cup Oat bran
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp Ground cloves
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1/3 Cup Walnuts chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Pumpkin seeds
  • 2 Eggs* lightly beaten
  • 1/4 Cup Macadamia nut oil
  • 1/2 Cup Honey
  • 2 Cup Cooked pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp Orange zest
  • 1 Cup Medjool dates pitted and chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180C.
  • Line 2x 12 cup muffin tray.
  • Add all dry ingredients to a large mixing bowl.
  • In a separate bowl beat the eggs (or flax egg), oil, honey and pumpkin until well combined.
  • Pour the wet mixture in to the dry mixture and mix until incorporated.
  • Add the orange zest and the dates and fold through.
  • Fill the lined muffin holes 2/3 full. Bake at 180C for approximately 30 minutes for large muffins or 20 minutes. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before removing from the pan.
  • Serve warm fresh out of the oven or allow to completely cool before transferring to a storage container.

Notes

* For a vegan friendly alternative, substitute the eggs for 2 tablespoons of flax-seeds mixed with 6 tablespoons of water to form a gel. 

Nutrition

Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 3206IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg