Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Blender Muffins

Who doesn’t love a good muffin, especially when it’s warm? This one packs moisture and flavor with pumpkin, and a sweet surprise with chocolate chips. Bonus: They’re easy to make and oh-so-tasty, too!

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Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) light olive oil
  • 1 cup (245 g) pumpkin purée
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) skim milk
  • ¾ cup (150 g) granulated sugar
  • 1¾ cup (220 g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup (120 g) semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly coat a muffin pan with cooking spray, or use cupcake liners.
  2. Place eggs, oil, pumpkin, milk, and sugar into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  3. Select Variable 1 and press start. Slowly increase the speed to Variable 5 and blend for 10 seconds. Set aside.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, thoroughly mix together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice, and salt. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Pour the pumpkin mixture into the bowl with the dry ingredients and mix well with a spoon.
  6. Use an ice cream scoop or a spoon to portion the batter into the muffin cups. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
  7. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes.