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Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

  • Author: Quin Liburd
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 16 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American


These cozy + warm pumpkin streusel muffins are extra delicious, so tenderly moist, and kissed with those signature fall spices we all know and love!


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 (15oz) canned pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Streusel Topping
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) of butter, melted
  • Maple Icing, Optional
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp maple flavor (not maple extract)..this one is the one I use
  • 23 tbsp milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F and line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper cupcake liners and bake in batches.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugars, baking soda, salt, spices, and whisk together. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, combine the pumpkin purée, milk, oil, eggs, vanilla, and mix well.
  4. Add the pumpkin mixture into the flour mixture and stir until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  5. Using a spoon or an ice cream scoop, divide batter among cupcake liners. Fill about 2/3 of the way full.
  6. To make streusel topping; in a medium bowl, combine flour, sugars, and pumpkin pie spice- stir until combined. Add melted butter and stir using a fork until large crumbs form.
  7. Evenly divide crumb topping to tops of muffins and press gently on tops.
  8. Place muffins in the oven and immediately reduce oven to 350°F. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. To make maple icing; in a small bowl, combine powdered sugar, maple flavor, milk, and whisk until combined.
  10. Once muffins are done, immediately drizzle icing over tops and serve warm.