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Pumpkin Spice Muffins {Low Fat}

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Author 5boysbaker.com

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice*
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup finely grated carrots
  • 3/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  2. In a large bowl combine flours, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl whisk together pumpkin, yogurt, maple syrup, butter, egg and vanilla. Stir in carrots. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until just moistened. Fold in chocolate chips and nuts (if using).
  4. Divide batter evenly among 12 muffin cups (they will be full). Bake for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Cool on a wire rack.

Recipe Notes

If you don't have pumpkin pie spice, use 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. ground ginger and 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg.