Friday, November 5, 2010

Pumpkin, Spice, Everything Nice...That's what these muffins are made of!

My friend, Lindsey, sent me the world's easiest recipe for pumpkin muffins.
They have only three ingredients.
I'm game!

She told me that all you do it mix 1 box of spice cake mix, 1 can pf pumpkin, and 1 individual cup of applesauce. 
But I thought, "No chocolate? Every good recipe has chocolate!"
So, I added chocolate chips to the mix.  I have a problem, I can't seem to leave well enough alone.
First, pour 1 cup chocolate chips into a small bowl.  Open cake mix and sprinkle about 1 teaspoon of it over the chocolate chips. This will keep them suspended in the muffin and keep them from sinking.
Stir it until all chips are coated.

In mixing bowl, mix together cake mix, applesauce, and pumpkin.
Once it is all incorporated, fold in the chocolate chips.

Scoop into lined muffin tins and bake as directed. I like to use an ice cream scoop so they are all the same size.  Bake as directed on the cake mix box.  Mine said to bake at 350 for 18-21 minutes. They took 20 minutes.

(You can also make this recipe as  a cake or bundt cake.  A bundt cake with a simple icing of milk,  powdered sugar, and splash of vanilla drizzled over it would be divine.)

Oh my.
These are so moist and delicious.
No one will ever know that they were so easy to whip up!

Today I am thankfil for simple and delicious recipes!


Ellen Stewart (aka Ellie/El/e) said...

Too funny, my brother sent me a very similar recipe that I'll be making tomorrow. But now, do I use yours or his?


Ellen Stewart (aka Ellie/El/e) said...

Oooh, and I just got a new bundt pan for my birthday--and I'm bringing back the bundt!!! (It's all part of my evil plan to cake the world!)

Jason and Danielle said...

Thank you for sharing these. I can't wait to try them. I think we may have to have them tomorrow for breakfast:>

Kristy said...

Yum, I love the way you framed your finished goodies!

The Jamison Family said...

Sounds yummy! I love everything pumpkin right now, so I think I'll have to give these a try :)

Emily said...

I'm totally making these today. My 8 year old gets super excited whenever I have a yummy treat for him after school - this is just the thing!