31 Days: Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping

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 Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Streusel Topping - Marty's Musings

I have been away all weekend on a scrapbooking retreat, but I wanted to share the recipe for Pumpkin Muffins that I make every fall. 

Every time I make these muffins someone asks for the recipe. In honor of the sweet ladies that make it so much fun to get away and recharge, here it is!

They are super easy to make and were gobbled up by my ladies group!

Pumpkin  Spice Muffins with Streusel Topping - Marty's Musings

I first saw this recipe on Christy Jordan’s Southern Plate blog. She is a cook after my own heart with her southern sensibilities!

Her book Southern Plate: Classic Comfort Food That Makes Everyone Feel Like Family is a must read for easy recipes that evoke warm memories of heart and home.

Pumpkin  Spice Muffins with Streusel Topping - Marty's Musings

This recipe starts with a spice cake mix and ends with streusel topping, a fabulous combination for the cooler weather!

 Pumpkin  Spice Muffins with Streusel Topping - Marty's Musings

Enjoy the muffins and here’s to bundling up in a sweater and grabbing those boots out of the closet!

Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping
These easy muffins begin with a spice cake mix and end with a delicious streusel topping!
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For the Muffins
  1. 1 box spice cake mix
  2. 1 can pumpkin
  3. 1/2 cup water
For the Topping
  1. 1/2 cup brown sugar
  2. 1/2 stick margarine, softened
  3. 1/2 cup flour
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 12 cup muffin tin.
  2. Place all muffin ingredients in a bowl and mix by hand until well blended.
  3. Scoop into muffin tin.
  4. Blend together brown sugar, margarine and flour.
  5. Sprinkle on top of muffins and press down slightly.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-24 minutes.
Notes
  1. I prefer these muffins with a spice cake mix but have also used a yellow cake mix if necessary.
  2. These are the most moist muffins and the streusel is delightful!
Adapted from Southern Plate Blog
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  1. Linda K says:

    I made your pumpkin muffin recipe, and it’s delicious!!! I added some pecans to the streusel topping. Nuts always make everything good even better!!! 🙂
    I have often used a similar recipe to make pumpkin cookies. One box spice cake mix + one can pumpkin stir together and drop by spoonfuls on to a cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Optional I have added pecans and or raisins. A great healthy fall treat.
    I really enjoy reading your blog! Thank you

    • Marty Walden says:

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Linda! Great idea to add pecans. Those pumpkin cookies sound great! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Robin says:

    Marty these look so delicious ! Thanks so much for sharing w/ Monday Funday! ox

  3. Linda says:

    These look amazing. Sharing on my Facebook page this week also. Linda @Crafts a la mode
    https://www.facebook.com/TwoSucculentSistersCrafts

  4. These look so good! Your topping baked to perfection! Just wanted to let you know that I’m featuring these at this week’s link party! http://www.thelifeofjenniferdawn.com/2015/09/8-pumpkin-recipes-for-fall-and-little.html

  5. Jill says:

    Just made these, in the oven now. I got 19 muffins out of it. Did you feel yours to the top or 3/4 full? And my streusel wasn’t crumbly. It was creamy. I did the exact amount and added pecans. I hope they come out.?

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Jill. Sorry, I was on vacation when you left this comment. Did the muffins turn out?

      • Jill says:

        Yes they did. I’m still curious about you only ending up with 12 and I 19? And why did my streusel not look like
        Yes they did! But I’m still curious why I ended up with 19 and recipe says 12? And my streusel doesn’t look like your picture above, more like a oatmeal cookie…lol
        Definitely will make these again. My husband loves them better after being frozen! 🙂

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