Pumpkin Maple Cream Cheese Muffins
Posted by: Tuddles Fri, 19 Mar 2004, at 5:49 p.m.
2 c. flour
3/4 c. brown sugar, packed
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. canned pumpkin
3/4 c. evaporated milk
1/4 c. vegetable oil
2 tsp. maple flavoring
Preheat oven to 400. Combine dry ingredients in large mixing bowl. Mix remaining
ingredients in medium bowl; add to flour mixture until just blended.
Spoon into 12 greased muffin cups. Drop 1 heaping teaspoon of cream cheese
filling (recipe below) into center of each cup, pressing down slightly into
batter. Sprinkle with nut topping (recipe below).
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5
CREAM CHEESE FILLING:
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 TBS. packed brown sugar
1-1/2 tsp. maple flavoring
Combine in small bowl and beat until creamy.
Combine 2 TBS. packed brown sugar and 1/4 c. chopped walnuts.