Pumpkin Muffins

Good Any Time of the Year!

2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
pinch of nutmeg and allspice
8 Tbsp. unsalted butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 cup pumpkin puree
1/4 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/3 tsp. salt
Preheat oven to 400°.

Whisk flour, ground spices, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Using a mixer, cream butter and sugar together until light and creamy. Add in eggs and vanilla. Beat for another 5 minutes. Reduce speed to low and add buttermilk and pumpkin puree. Mix well. Add in nuts, raisins and flour. Stir until well incorporated.

Pour into paper lined (medium) muffin tin. Optional: sprinkle pumpkin seeds/sunflower seeds. Bake until tops are brown, around 25-30 minutes.
Additional Information
Difficulty Level: 1 ·  Preparation Time: 20 minutes ·  Cooking Time: 25-30 minutes ·  Where To Cook: oven ·