Pumpkin Muffins

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I know some of you will think these are out of season, and that pumpkin belongs in the fall.  I’m here to tell you that I love pumpkin, anytime of the year. (I would buy a pumpkin scone from Starbucks any month of the year if they sold them year-round ).  That being said, my kids love these.  Both of them inhaled a fresh, warm, muffin today with lunch.

We had smoothies, fruit, and sausage with our muffins for lunch today.  An Aloha Smoothie would go great with these or even a Chai & RumChata!

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Be forewarned, this is a huge batch.  By using the entire can of pumpkin, you will make approximately 32 muffins.  I will also include the measurements if you use the 29 oz can of pumpkin, as doing the math takes time and I already have it done.  I have done the 29 oz can before and it made about 44 muffins.  It’s great to make the huge batch if you are hosting brunch, baking for a bake sale, or wanting to make and freeze these for yourself or kids.

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Pumpkin Muffins (15 oz can of pumpkin puree)
Ingredients:
1 (15 oz) can pumpkin puree (not canned pumpkin pie)
3 cups sugar
3 1/3 cups flour
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup water
4 eggs
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
3/4 tsp ground cloves

Directions:
1.  Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
2.  In a large bowl (this is a big recipe, trust me, you will need a big bowl to mix), place all ingredients.  Mix well with an electric mixer.
3. Scoop mixture into a muffin pan that is either greased or lined with cupcake liners.
4. Fill each cup almost all the way full.
5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes.  Remove muffin pan from oven.  Let to cool several minutes before removing the muffins.

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And as promised here’s the measurements for the 29 oz can of pumpkin puree:
1 (29 oz) can pumpkin puree (not canned pumpkin pie)
5 1/4 cups sugar
5 3/4 cups flour
1 3/4 cups vegetable oil
1  3/4 cups water
7 eggs
3 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 3/4 tsp baking powder
1 3/4 tsp salt
3 1/2 tsp cinnamon
3/4 tsp nutmeg
1 1/3 tsp ground cloves

Follow the same instructions as listed above.
*You will need a very big bowl to mix this in.

Happy baking!

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