Pumpkin Mini Muffins

By Hebba • October 12, 2015

4 servings
30 min
Pumpkin Mini Muffins

Recipe in Arabic مافين القرع العسلي

These super yummy pumpkin muffins are one of the reasons why we love Halloween! Sweet, moist and nutritious, these are definitely one of our favourite treats.

This recipe is suitable for both, mini muffins for the lunchbox and regular sized muffins as a gift to friends.

(Recipe adapted from Super Healthy Kids: Toasted Coconut Pumpkin Bread recipe)


  • 1/3 cup coconut oil - زيت جوز الهند
  • 1/4 cup molasses - عسل أسود
  • 1/2 cup honey - عسل
  • 2 eggs - بيض
  • 1.5 cup whole wheat flour - دقيق القمح الكامل
  • 1/2 kg pumpkin (1 cup cooked & pureed) - اليقطين/ قرع
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder - باكينج باودر
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla - فانيليا
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt - ملح
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder - بودرة جنزبيل
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves - قرنفل
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg - جوزة الطيب
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder - قرفة
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda - بيكربونات الصودا

Step by step

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. To puree the pumpkin, either cut small cubes and steam, or cut small cubes and roast in the oven. Then blend to puree.
  3. Mix together vanilla, salt, cinnamon powder, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves.
  4. Mix the coconut oil, pumkin puree, honey, molasses, eggs with a handheld mixer.
  5. Add the above dry ingredients plus whole wheat, baking powder and baking soda to the wet ingredients and mix well.
  6. Divide batter into your greased muffin tins and bake until browned, about 10 minutes for mini muffins and 20 min for regular size muffins.


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One response to “Pumpkin Mini Muffins”

  1. Shahira says:

    Very easy and delicious. My son loved them! I used all purpose flour though, and made the regular size muffins.

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