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Pumpkin Protein Muffins recipe

Pumpkin Protein Muffins recipe

Pumpkin Protein Muffins recipe. Here is a healthier version of traditional pumpkin bread with a higher protein content.

Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Servings: 24
Yield: 24 muffins


– cooking spray

– 1 (15-ounce) can of pumpkin puree

– 4 eggs

– 1 cup white sugar

– ¾ cup water

– ¾ cup applesauce

– ½ cup medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil

– 12 drops liquid stevia

– 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

– 3 cups whole wheat flour

– 2 scoops whey protein powder

– ½ cup pecans, finely ground

– 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal

– 2 teaspoons baking soda

– 1 ½ teaspoons salt

– 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

– 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

– ½ teaspoon ground cloves

– ¼ teaspoon ground ginger


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Coat 2 muffin tins with cooking spray.

Step 2

Whisk pumpkin puree, eggs, sugar, water, applesauce, MCT oil, stevia, and vanilla extract together in a large bowl.

Step 3

Stir flour, protein powder, ground pecans, flaxseed meal, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger together in a separate bowl. Pour over pumpkin mixture and mix until batter is just moistened.

Step 4

Scoop batter into the prepared tins, filling each cup 2/3 full.

Step 5

Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 15 to 17 minutes.

source – cooking365coza

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