Sugar-Glazed Pumpkin Muffins

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 45 minutes
  • 4 servings

Low in calories and with lots of health benefits, pumpkin should be considered as an option for a main ingredient when planning on making a dessert. And what could be better than a warm, and delicious muffin. Adding Greek yogurt makes their texture light and delicate, and spices like cinnamon and nutmeg bring their unmistakable flavor, making the pumpkin even more appetizing!

Ingredients Needed for Sugar-Glazed Pumpkin Muffins

1 cup flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon nutmeg
cloves
1 teaspoon baking soda
salt
7 ounces of pumpkin
2 eggs
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon greek yogurt
½ cup milk

How to Cook Sugar-Glazed Pumpkin Muffins

  1. Sift the flour through a strainer and place it in a large bowl.
  2. Add the cinnamon, baking powder, nutmeg, cloves, baking soda, and salt. Mix.
  3. Place the pumpkin puree in a large bowl. Add the eggs, brown sugar, sugar, vanilla extract, olive oil, and Greek yogurt. Start whisking, and in the meantime, slowly pour 3/4 of the milk.
  4. Preheat the oven to 360°F/180°C.
  5. Place the mixture into individual muffin molds. Bake the muffins for the next 25 minutes.
  6. For the sugar glaze, place the powdered sugar in a large bowl. Add the remaining milk, and mix using a spoon, until you obtain a thick glaze. Spread the glaze on top of the muffins and top them with a few candied fruit.

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