Mr. Food: Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

These pumpkin muffins are super-moist and taste cake-like, but that’s not all that makes them great. They also feature a homemade streusel topping with lots of big, melt-in-your-mouth crumbs. You’re not going to be able to resist these Pumpkin Streusel Muffins!

What You’ll Need

  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place paper liners in 12 muffin cups.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine Streusel Topping ingredients. Stir until mixture is crumbly; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until creamy. Mix in pumpkin, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and salt; mix until well combined. Spoon batter evenly into muffin cups; sprinkle with Streusel Topping.
  4. Bake 22 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Remove from muffin tin and let cool in a wire rack.



If you’re crazy about pumpkin, then you should check out our collection of Perfect Pumpkin Recipes!