Two Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins

I think my love for all things Fall is well established.  So when I first heard about this recipe a few weeks ago from someone on Twitter, I knew I had to try it.  Unfortunately, the person on Twitter didn’t mention what the 2 ingredients were, so I had to do some research.  I eventually learned that all you needed for this recipe is a box of spice cake mix and a can of pure pumpkin.  How easy is that?  I found several bloggers had tried it, but they had all added to it in some way (nutmeg, cinnamon, etc.).  I soon became determined to try it in its original 2 ingredient form.  To make it even better, I found some references to this being an old Weight Watcher’s recipe.  A simple recipe that isn’t so bad for you?  I’m in!

What you will need: (makes about 15 muffins)

1 spice cake mix

1 can of pure pumpkin

Step 1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease muffin cups or use cupcake liners.

Step 2 – Mix both ingredients until smooth.  The pumpkin makes this step difficult.  I used my mixer on high for about 2 1/2 – 3 minutes.

Step 4 – Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.

Step 5 – Bake for 19 minutes.

Step 6 – Remove from oven and allow to cool.

These took about 25 minutes, total.  About 5-6 minutes prep time and 19 minutes in the oven.  They are so incredibly good.  The hardest part for me was finding a spice cake mix.  I went to 3 different sores before I finally found one.  Yep, that’s right, I went to more stores to find the ingredients, than actual ingredients in the recipe.  Definitely worth it though.

In the end I couldn’t help but adding a third ingredient.  There goes the “not so bad for you” part of the recipe.

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Comments

  1. Grettel says:

    Looks yummy, will definitely try. Thanks for sharing!!! Hugs ;)

  2. Michelle says:

    I just saw the same exact ingredients in a pumpkin cookie! How easy are these muffins?!? That’s great. Gonna have to go buy some spice cake mix!! Thanks for sharing and have a great week!

  3. Jennifer says:

    So awesome that this was a Weight Watchers recipe!! I didn’t know that! I agree with you, I didn’t add a thing and they were delish!! I did the yellow mix but am gonna try the spice next. Yum!
    Coming from the Homemakeer on a Dime linky!

  4. I was stopping by for the Monday Mingle Blog Hop to following u, but it appears I am already following u via twitter @sesynurse. So I had to say hi and tell u that recipe looks yummy. Think I may try it with Yams because my family is not too big on Pumpkin. Cute baby too. Stop by & say hi sometimes! http://detroitmomandherviews.blogspot.com

  5. snosler says:

    Well aren’t you super clever – bet they made the house smell awesome! Stopping in to follow and say hey from the blog hop – hope you have time to visit and return the favor soon! http://www.shaunanosler.blogspot.com

  6. Lindsay says:

    I have yet to try pumpkin muffins. But this recipe looks so easy and it sounds so yummy! I need to try this.

  7. Laura says:

    MMMMM looks good:) Thanks for linking up for Footloose and Fancy Free:)

  8. Jenny says:

    I agree…..gotta have that cream cheese frosting with anything pumpkin YUM!! Love your blog – hopping by from Keepin’ Company Thursday…and I will be your newest follower!

  9. Katina says:

    Love this! I am ALL about an easy recipe! Following you from Monday Mingle!

  10. Sara says:

    I have been craving something made with pumpkin … that seems so easy! Right up my about to pop out a baby alley.

    http://www.thehickmanfour.blogspot.com

  11. Megan says:

    Dying here, I love anything pumpkin! Thanks for the recipe! Oh so easy, love it!

    Megan

    new follower!

    http://1funkywoman.blogspot.com

  12. angie says:

    yummy

  13. Beki says:

    Looks delicious! I am your newest follower! You can visit me at http://mymodernguide.blogspot.com

    Beki :)

  14. rumpydog says:

    I like easy! That sounds easy!

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