Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

6 Dec 2014

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Finally. A pumpkin recipe.

It's been a long time coming, eh?

(Yes I am Canadian, and yes we do say eh. What of it?)

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

I have had my share of pumpkin spiced lattes that I may be considered a basic bitch (seriously, when did this become a thing?) 

So to incorporate my love of pumpkin with my love of breakfast, I bring to you a pumpkin chocolate chip muffin. 

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

I may be the biggest advocate for eating chocolate for breakfast. Heck, my last post was brownie oatmeal. I mean, can you think of a better way to start your day with a smile?  (Think Nutella Pancakes)

But now, we are featuring pumpkin.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

I can't believe the last time I made something with pumpkin was in July. What is wrong with me? This is the season to be drowning everything in pumpkin!

Will you forgive me with these pumpkin muffins? It has been my on-the-go breakfast for the past week. Man, I can't wait until the lazy days of the holidays. Until then, I have these.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
printable recipe

What you'll need:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground all spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 1/4 cups mini chocolate chips
  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Line a muffin pan with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, then add the pumpkin and mix until fully combined.
  4. Alternately add the dry ingredients and water to the flour mixture until fully incorporated.
  5. Fold in 1 cup of the chocolate chips then fill the muffin cups about 2/3 full. Sprinkle the tops of the batter with the remaining 1/4 cup of chocolate chips then bake the muffins for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow the muffins to cool in the pan for 5 minutes then transfer them to a rack to cool completely

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  1. "Basic bitch" has a wikipedia article? Wow. I guess there really is a wikipedia for everything these days. TBH there's nothing wrong with embracing trends..especially pumpkin. Because these muffins look delicious. :)

  2. LOL, i didn`t realize that had become a thing, either!

    At least this pumpkin trend is a very tasty one! Plus, hello, i`ll eat anything sweet for breakfast. :P

  3. Can't find pumpkin after Hallowen over here...:-(( These muffins look so good!

  4. This is the second post (this morning) I have read about chocolate for breakfast. Why am I always the last to know? GREG

  5. I am craaazy about ginger, so I wholeheartedly approve of this, though I would probably add more ginger, because...YUM!
    Also, I love how the pumpkin gives the muffins such a lovely flavour. And that you say eh, nothing wrong with that :D I have never heard the term basic bitch, what is this world coming too? Nah, enjoy your pumpkin spiced lattes like a classy lassie, I say! :) Thanks for sharing this recipe :D x

  6. If I could keep eating these muffins, I totally would :D
    Perfect for breakfast!

    Choc Chip Uru

  7. I'm all for pumpkin any time of year! And my family would love an excuse to each chocolate for breakfast, too :)

  8. Breakfast muffins are the best! You can grab them and go and they go perfectly with coffee. Also these are pumpkin - *swoon*

  9. I love pumpkin lattes, these muffins look so good, Cathleen!

  10. I love pumpkin all year round and it sounds perfect in muffins! Love that I can have chocolate for breakfast with these muffins too!


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