Pumpkin Spice Muffins

by | Updated: November 21st, 2019 | Read time: 2 minutes

Start your morning with a little pumpkin spice to make everything nice! These simple breakfast treats make the most of the season by using pumpkin spice cane sugar to infuse flavor into every bite. Plus, the unique probiotic-rich salt adds a bonus health boost. They’re fluffy and crumbly on the inside, delicate and crunchy on top and bursting with feel-good, pumpkin-rich flavor.

Top View of Muffin Tin with Pumpkin Muffins | Vitacost Blog


Top View of Muffin Tin with Pumpkin Muffins | Vitacost Blog
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Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 313 kcal
Author Gustus Vitae




  • 2-1/2 cups bread flour
  • 4 tins Gustus Vitae Pumpkin Spice Cane Sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 Tbsp. Gustus Vitae Probiotic Ocean Salt™
  • 1 cup canned unsweetened pumpkin puree
  • 8 Tbsp. unsalted butter melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  1. Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Generously spray 12-cup muffin tin, including top, with baking spray.
  2. In large bowl, stir together topping ingredients until mixture resembles wet sand; set aside.
  3. In separate large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  4. In third bowl, whisk together pumpkin, butter, eggs, milk and vanilla. Stir flour mixture into pumpkin mixture until just combined.
  5. Using greased measuring cup, fill each muffin well with 1/3 cup batter. Sprinkle topping evenly over batter, about 1 tablespoon per muffin.
  6. Bake until golden brown, rotating halfway through cooking time, until toothpick inserted in center comes out with few crumbs attached, about 22 to 25 minutes.
  7. Let muffins cool in tin for 10 minutes. Remove muffins and let cool on rack 5 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Spice Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 313 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 505mg21%
Potassium 130mg4%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 6g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Gustus Vitae

Gustus Vitae's mission is to share the magic of cooking. Since our start at the Venice Beach Farmer's Market, we've stayed true to our roots, crafting Non-GMO Project Verified artisan finishing sea salts and gourmet spice blends in small batches, using primarily locally sourced and always sustainable ingredients. We don't irradiate or use ETO gas, and our products are free of nuts, wheat, artificial colors & flavors, gluten, soy, MSG and fillers of any kind. After mixing, our blends are sealed for freshness and hand-packed in our unique magnetic tins, wrapped with recycled paper labels. We believe in Quality Above All.