Pumpkin Muffins

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Dietary Interest:: vegetarian

Pumpkin Muffins


12 muffins

Total Time:

45 Minutes





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  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) light olive oil
  • 1 cup (245 g) pumpkin, freshly cooked or canned
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) skim milk
  • 3/4 cup (150 g) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 3/4 cups (219 g) unbleached, all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (120 g) chocolate chips, mini or regular


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Lightly coat muffin pan with vegetable cooking spray or use cupcake liners.
  2. Place eggs, oil, pumpkin, milk, and sugar into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 5.
  5. Blend for 10 seconds.
  6. In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine salt, baking soda, allspice, cinnamon, flour and chocolate chips in the order listed.
  7. Pour pumpkin mixture into bowl containing dry ingredients. Mix by hand just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  8. Spoon into the prepared muffin pan, filling each cup 3/4 full.
  9. Bake 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of one muffin comes out clean.
  10. Cool on wire rack for 5 minutes, then carefully remove each muffin from muffin pan. Serve warm or at room temperature.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 muffin

Amount Per Serving

Calories 220
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 320 mg
Total Carbohydrate 35 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 19 g
Protein 4 g