Amazingly simple 2 ingredient pumpkin Muffins that taste like they came from an expensive bakery

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  • Pumpkin Muffins- 2 ingredients!

    Never easier 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins, tender, moist and delicious. Hard to believe it's literally only 2 ingredients!!

    Super Simple 2 Ingredient  NO FAIL Pumpkin Muffin recipe

    First and foremost, YES you can use a homemade cake mix in this recipe if you prefer, recipe here.

    You'll Need:

    1 Yellow Cake Mix (Yes, you can Use a Gluten Free Cake Mix, it WILL work!)
    1 -15oz Can Pumpkin ** (see note)

    This recipe is truly a 2 ingredient recipe. You don't need to add any oil, water, etc. However, you can add the following if you'd like:

    Completely Optional Items:

    1/2 c. Chopped Walnuts or 1/2 c. Raisins (or a handful of both!)
    1 1/2 tsp Pumpkin
    Pie Spice

    First, dump your cake mix into a large bowl.
    Then, add the full can of pumpkin to mix.

    Stir Well, combing the ingredients.

    If you opt to add walnuts, raisins or pumpkin pie spice, feel free to do so now. Stir. Drop by spoonfuls into prepared muffin tins. If not using liners, be sure to spray the pan with a non-stick spray first.

    Bake at 350F for 20-25 minutes, remove from oven, eat while warm. These also freeze well.

    Note: If you live in an area where you are unable to get canned pumpkin, canned sweet potato works well too, just be sure you use only 15 oz- sweet potato tends to come in a larger can

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    Comments 42 Comments
    1. youngjg4's Avatar
      youngjg4 -
      Works great with chocolate cake mix. They taste like a fudgy brownie. My grand kids love them.
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      Try spice cake mix as well.
    1. RanchMommy's Avatar
      RanchMommy -
      I made this into a cake and frosted it with cream cheese icing. Delicious!
    1. mimisbuddy1's Avatar
      mimisbuddy1 -
      just made these, and they are wonderful! Not too sweet but sweet enough. I spread cream cheese on mine when they came out of the oven. Yummy!! Thanks for the recipe..
    1. lala72's Avatar
      lala72 -
      I will try to make these soon. Yum! Thank you!
    1. VPRUETT's Avatar
      VPRUETT -
      These were super easy and we like easy. Moist and delicious I will make them again.
    1. LisaVargas's Avatar
      LisaVargas -
      I have made these before and they are really good!

      Quote Originally Posted by RanchMommy View Post
      I made this into a cake and frosted it with cream cheese icing. Delicious!
      That's a great idea!
    1. GandKsmom's Avatar
      GandKsmom -
      I am not sure about these as breakfast - isn't this basically just cake for breakfast? however....

      I bet these would be great (as a special treat) if you added some semi-sweet chocolate chips. MMMMMmmmmm.
    1. splashangel's Avatar
      splashangel -
      It's 1:00 a.m. and I just finished eating one of these. It hit the spot. I used spice cake mix adding pecans. I also made an iceing of brown sugar, confectioner's sugar, cinnamon and milk. I finished it up by sprinkling toasted pecans on top. Thank you for this.
    1. splashangel's Avatar
      splashangel -
      I made these last night. Eh, well, About 1:00 a.m. actually. I made 12 big muffins for friends and kids and a heart shaped cake for husband from left over batter. I added pecans but next time will toast them. Still, it was great and everyone really loved them. I made an iceing from browned butter,confectioners sugar,milk and cinnamon. I sprinkled toasted pecans on top. Thanks for this I'll be making it again.
    1. splashangel's Avatar
      splashangel -
      Oh Yea!! I used a Spice cake mix.
    1. quilts4me's Avatar
      quilts4me -
      A spice cake mix or even a carrot cake mx, the can of pumpkin and a half a bag of butterscotch chips....this makes great cookies for the fall. I make them to take to church and they are the first ones gone! Very moist.
    1. quilts4me's Avatar
      quilts4me -
      This also makes good cookies. I've used a carrot cake mix too. Just add butterscotch chips and bake for about 13 minutes at 350
    1. megwallacel's Avatar
      megwallacel -
      This Recipe also works great with Pineapple, 1 can of crushed and 1 can of chunks, (15-16 oz cans) drain the chunky can but not the crushed. mix together and bake as directed on box. The chunks of pineapple don't get that soggy texture too them, they just get warm and the crushed pineapple add the liquid and moisture that the cake batter needs. I also like to add cherries (no juice just pull the stem and drop in the batter) and top with whipped cream, but its not necessary. I usually make as a cake, not sure how the muffins would come out but worth a try Iv never thought to use the recipe with other canned fruits / veggies but this sounds great!! I will try it soon! Thanks for the recipe
    1. dbsummersun13's Avatar
      dbsummersun13 -
      These are delicious!!I added chocolate chips, cinnamon and nutmeg. Yum!
    1. sandy63's Avatar
      sandy63 -
      cake mix recipes are great. I make lemon bread with 1 lemon cake mix, 1 lemon instant pudding mix, 1/2 cup canola oil (or veg. oil) and one cup water. Mix and divide into 2 grased and floured bread pans and cook at 350 degrees till done. I then make a glaze of powdered sugar and lemon juice to drizzle over the top. Chocolate cake mix and chocolate pudding makes great chocolate bread and yellow cake mix with cheesecake instant pudding is great with fruit.
    1. HaleighBaleigh's Avatar
      HaleighBaleigh -
      Those look yummy! i have been looking for some cheap cookie or muffin ideas!
    1. lmitchell's Avatar
      lmitchell -
      Yes, very yummy, indeed!! Didn't see this thread until after I posted an identical one. oops!
    1. Deborah_D's Avatar
      Deborah_D -
      Wow - who knew!! What a terrific site to get the BEST tips ever, my new favorite place!! Going to try these today!!
    1. Sally Gordin's Avatar
      Sally Gordin -
      I can't wait to try this tomorrow!! Thanks for sharing it!!
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