A must have recipe, these easy pumpkin muffins are made from a cake mix, canned pumpkin and spices. Perfect for school, parties and celebrating fall!
There’s just something about fall that makes me want to bake! Maybe it’s the cooler weather with a nip in the air.
Maybe it’s the joy I get from wearing sweaters and jeans after a long summer.
I’m not really sure but this is the time for all things baking!
If you need easy because life is chaotic or you want to spend time with your kids in the kitchen, I’ve got you covered!
These easy pumpkin muffins are made with a box cake mix, but I promise no one can tell!
I love to cook from scratch but life sure can get busy and we all need to have a few shortcuts up our sleeves.
As summer ends and fall activities shift into first gear our family still wants to make sure we create memories together amidst this busy season.
My youngest daughter used to make these muffins and they were always a hit! In my 23 years of homeschooling baking was the perfect time for teaching numbers and fractions with guaranteed yumminess after we were done!
We might have had a few indescribable meals here and there but that’s what learning is all about, isn’t it?
I usually started my kids out in the kitchen at a young age with an easy baking recipe.
My oldest son started out with my favorite Chocolate Chip Banana Bread recipe at age seven and by the time he was a teenager he was glad to pass that one on to his younger siblings!
With 5 ingredients these easy pumpkin muffins sure fit the bill for easy and delicious!
There’s just something about a slight chill in the air that encourages baking and filling the house with the smells of autumn.
Pumpkin and spices.
Apple cider or Instant Russian Tea.
Simmering homemade potpourri on the stove sets the stage for a beautiful smelling fall home!
Don’t you just want to curl up with a warm blanket and savor these moments before winter is upon us?
Me, too. So come over and set a spell, ‘ya hear?
Easy Pumpkin Muffins
- 1 18.25 oz pkg yellow cake mix
- 1 15 oz can pumpkin
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp ground cloves
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 12 cup muffin pan or line with paper liners.
- In a large bowl mix together the cake mix, canned pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves until smooth.
- Spoon equal amounts of batter into the prepared muffin cups.
- Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of one comes out clean.
You can substitute 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice for the nutmeg and cloves.
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