Healthy Pumpkin Muffins (sorry i can't think of any more attractive name to call it)
Alright, with this version, the blue font will be for the healthy conscious peeps, and the red will be for the ones with sweet tooth.
2 C flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 stick unsalted butter, softened
1/2 C brown sugar or 1/2 C brown sugar and 1/2C white sugar
2 large eggs
1 to 1 1/2 C pumpkin puree (peer review quoted as not enough pumpkin flavor when i used 1 C, so its ok to go as high as 1 1/2C)
1/4 C milk
a pinch of salt
Pre-heat oven at 400 degF. Mix well dry ingredients flour, baking powder,cinnamon, ginger and salt. In a separate bowl, cream softened butter, then add in sugar and eggs one at a time. Beat until all is incorporated. Slowly fold in the pumpkin puree into the mixture and pour in the milk. Lastly, add in all the dry ingredients, mix well or blend with mixer until it is in batter consistency.
Divide the batter into 12-hole muffin pan that is lined with paper cups (for easy cleanup purpose), since i am so lazy washing my muffin pan. It is ok if it looks overflowing>>> this creates muffin tops!
Bake for about 25 minutes or test with a clean knife, insert into the middle of the muffin and see if it comes out clean.
This second recipe was inspired by TKM who called me up and ask if i have any muffin recipes that contains ooey gooey surprise filling inside. I tested this one out, and it turns out to be surprisingly, a success! Peer reviewed by lab people also, and feedbacks were positive. I am also providing a healthy (in blue) and a "normal" (in red) measurements for some selective ingredients.
Chocolate Muffin with Surprise Ooey Gooey Cream Cheese Filling
The next recipe is one of the most versatile recipe for autumn, especially after an apple picking trip with your family, and you don't know why in the world you picked 20 lbs of apples!?!! Here's one scenario on how to get rid of all the apples your 3 year old picked:
A spin off of the traditional apple crumble, do this individually on a ramekin to make it a custom size dessert for anytime of the day.