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Spiced Pumpkin Muffins with a White Chocolate Pumpkin Frosting

Spiced Pumpkin Muffins with a White Chocolate Pumpkin Frosting


For the muffins

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, yogurt, pumpkin puree, soft brown sugar, granulated sugar and butter.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and pepper.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Stir very little with a spatula, just to incorporate all of the ingredients.
  • Add the raisins and stir a little more.
  • Line a 12 cup muffin pan with liners and divide the mixture evenly among the cups.  
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • To make sure they are done, insert the blade of a knife into the center of the muffins. If it comes out dry and clean they are ready.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set aside until they cool completely.

For the white chocolate pumpkin frosting

  • Melt the white chocolate and butter in a bain marie. Stir until both ingredients melt and become completely incorporated.
  • Remove bowl from heat and add the glucose syrup and heavy cream. Whisk thoroughly until the mixture is completely smooth.
  • Add the pumpkin puree, salt and cinnamon and whisk well.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes to chill.
  • Top muffins with frosting and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
18 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
24 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
49 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
19 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
36 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
10 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
4 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
21 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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