Thursday, December 22, 2011

Winter Morning Muffins

It snowed a few nights ago.  The sun shining and sparkling on the snow is inspiring.  Inspiring enough to make some vitamin c rich pumpkin muffins.  I knew we were going to play in the snow and needed warm fresh muffins to start our morning.

These muffins took about 10mins to prep.  Our whole house smelled yummy like cinnamon and sugar.

Ingredients for
Pumpkin Muffins

Preheat oven 375 degrees
8 oz. pumpkin
1/2  cup oil
1/2-3/4 cup sugar (depending on desired sweetness)
2 eggs
Mix these together in bowl.
2 cups wheat flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
pinch of salt
handful of raisins
Mix all ingredients together
scoop into muffin pan

Optional delightful Topping:
mix in small bowl with fork
2 Tb Butter
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup walnuts
sprinkle topping on top before baking.
My Muffins took 18 min. to bake.

The sugared walnuts on top were heavenly good and messy.  Walnuts are a good source of brain power. 

My daughter enjoyed every bite of her muffin.  I added a sprinkling of snow (powdered sugar) for her muffin.

With the right clothes and mittens going outside is fun.  Even my three year old lasted for an hour playing in the snow.  If the sun is shining I have the kids suit up and soak up some vitamin D rays from the sun.  Eat, play, and live well today.  Enjoy your winter views.



  1. Awesome recipe Rosie! And beautiful pics. I am inspired. I shall write a post in my blog. :) Soon...

  2. Madysen is so beautiful! The muffins look pretty amazing too...

  3. Thanks Shawna and Kathy. I hope to post many more yummy recipes and ideas. I need to look at your blog Kathy.