STREAMING NOW: Lorraine's Fast, Fresh and Easy Food

Pumpkin-Nut Muffins (Healthier!)

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“To dress these up, place a walnut half on top of each muffin before baking. Also, take care to buy plain pumpkin puree, not spiced puree that may be labeled "pie filling."”
12 muffins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400*. Lightly coat a 12-cup muffin pan with nonstick spray or line with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the unbleached or all-purpose flour, sugar, whole wheat flour, pumpkin pie spice, cloves, baking soda, and salt. Make a well in the centee of the flour mixture.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the pumpkin puree, buttermilk, applesauce, and egg whites. Scrape into the well in the flour mixture. Stir just until the batter is moistened. Fold in walnuts.
  4. Divide the batter among the prepared muffin cups. Bake for 17-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. Cool in the pan on a rack for 5 minutes. Invert onto the rack and serve warm or at room temperature.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a