Easy Spiced Pumpkin Muffins with Brown Sugar Butter Recipe

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This seasonal muffin recipe is served with brown sugar butter, and makes for a delicious way to start your morning. Special thanks to the Biltmore Village Inn for providing the recipe.

Ingredients for muffins

  • 2 cups all-purpose flower

  • 1 ½ tsp baking soda

  • ½ iodized salt

  • 8 ounce can pumpkin puree

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ¾ cup unsalted softened butter

  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 2 large eggs


  • Preheat oven to 350°

  • In a large bowl, combine flour, salt and baking soda and set aside.

  • In mixing bowl, add pumpkin puree, sugar, eggs, cinnamon, vanilla extract, butter and sugar and beat for 5 minutes or until fluffy.

  • Scrape sides of bowl, add dry ingredients and beat together until combined.

  • Generously grease or spray whichever muffin vessel you choose and add muffin mixture to about half point.

  • Bake at 350° for 15–20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

Ingredients for brown sugar butter

  • 1 stick unsalted softened butter

  • 1 tsp iodized salt

  • ½ cup brown sugar


  • For butter, whip all ingredients together until fluffy.

  • Fill pastry bag with butter and using desired tip, pipe onto butter dish and serve alongside warm muffin.

Garnish with powered or turbinado sugar. You can also use mint.

Yield: 1 dozen muffins