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Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffins
  • Gluten-Free
  • Soy-Free
  • Nut-Free
  • Peanut-Free
  • Corn-Free

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffins

Creamy and delicious! Made with our Pumpkin Bread Mix.

Ingredients

    Yield: 12 regular-sized filled muffins

      Muffins
    • 1 bag Pamela's Pumpkin Bread Mix
    • 2 eggs, large
    • ⅓ cup butter, melted
    • ¾ cup milk
      Filling
    • 8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
    • ¼ cup sugar, white or brown
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • ½ tsp cinnamon
    • ½ tsp nutmeg
Directions

    Pre-heat oven to 350° with rack in the center of the oven.

    FILLING:

    Make the filling first by creaming together sugar and cream cheese in the bowl of a stand mixer. Add the vanilla, spices and egg yolk; mix for about 1 minute, until smooth and creamy. Put in a pastry bag or medium zip lock and set aside.

    Put all muffin ingredients together in a large bowl and mix until smooth. Fill muffin tin with paper liners and spray. Fill 12 muffins cups 2/3 full, you may have some batter left over, to cook in a separate pan. Bake 15 minutes and remove pan from oven.

    Cut the tip off pastry bag to about ½” wide. Put cut end in center of each partially baked muffin, squeeze lightly while pulling up and make a circular motion with the filling that comes out of the top of the muffin dough. It will stick up a bit, but after cooking, it may fall and leave a bit of a hole. Bake another 15 minutes or so. Check with a toothpick inserted into the muffin (not the cream cheese) for a clean or crumbly result (should not be wet).

    Cool on a rack until cream cheese is set (or you can’t wait any longer). Refrigerate if not eating within a couple of hours.

    Chef’s Note: The cream cheese center has a tendency to fall after cooking. Use jumbo paper cups, still filling only 2/3 full and the extra paper seems to give the muffins some extra strength to the very soft crumb of the muffin.

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