Baking & Desserts

Addictive Pumpkin Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups raisins
  • 4 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups white sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cloves
  • 6eggs
  • 1 (29 ounce) can pumpkin
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 C). Grease three 12 cup muffin pans, or line with paper muffin liners. Soak raisins in hot water for ten minutes to plump, then drain.

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  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, and ground cloves. In a separate bowl, mix the eggs, pumpkin, and applesauce, until smooth. Add this mixture to the dry ingredients and stir thoroughly to make a smooth batter. Stir the raisins and walnuts into the batter. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups.

  • Step 3

    Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

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