Walnut Raisin Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Walnut Raisin Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Walnut Raisin Pumpkin Spice Muffins

These pumpkin spice muffins are flavoured with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger, and are studded with raisins and walnut pieces. The craggy tops hide a soft and flavourful crumb which tastes just like Thanksgiving. Serve these with a cup of cold milk or a mug of tea on a blustery fall day.

Walnut Raisin Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Ryan made a delicious pumpkin pie for my family’s Thanksgiving dinner, but the pie recipe only used 2 cups of canned pumpkin pie, leaving 1 1/3 cups left in the can. We obviously didn’t want to throw it away, so we made these delicious walnut raisin pumpkin spice muffins!

Walnut Raisin Pumpkin Spice Muffins

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Walnut Raisin Pumpkin Spice Muffins
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Canadian
Serves: 12
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  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1⅓ cups light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1⅓ cups pumpkin purée
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ½ cup raisins
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, spices, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together the butter and brown sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time. Stir in the pumpkin puree and vanilla extract. Stir in the walnuts and raisins.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, and stir just until incorporated; do not overmix.
  5. Divide batter into 12 muffin cups and bake 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into one muffin comes out clean.
  6. Let cool on a rack before serving.


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10 Replies to “Walnut Raisin Pumpkin Spice Muffins”

  1. These look yummy and I have some walnuts somewhere in the pantry that I’m bound not to use otherwise. Thanks for the recipe!

  2. I love walnuts and pumpkin together! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner link party!

  3. Hi Meinhilde, These muffins are so attractive and I’m sure they’re quite delicious too! Thanks for sharing the recipe! Blessings, Janet

  4. Whoo I could just try one, they look so yummy 🙂 Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays last week, you are one of this weeks features..

  5. Love all the fall spices in these! Pumpkin and raisin are great together. Hope you will check out our meatless Monday linkup tomorrow and add your recipe

  6. Yummy looking pumpkin muffins. Thanks for joining us at the Inspiration Spotlight party. Shared.

  7. Hi to both of you 🙂 I just found you on the DIY Show Off link party and I just love those muffins!! I will try them for sure!! thanks for sharing 🙂

  8. These look simply delicious and I love the addition of walnuts and raisins. Thank you for linking up with us for Meatless Monday!

  9. perfect mid morning coffee treat and I actually have leftover pumpkin puree for the recipe

    1. Let us know how you like it!

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