Lavender Pumpkin Muffins

 

Lavender Pumpkin Muffins
 
Your favorite tastes of fall with a fresh lavender twist.
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Serves: 12 muffins
Ingredients
  • 1 cup roasted pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup apple juice
  • 1¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender buds finely ground in spicier/coffee grinder
  • 1½ teaspoons ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ cup butterscotch chips
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • ¼ pecans chopped
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Place paper liners in muffin tin.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the pumpkin, brown sugar, and butter. Add the eggs and beat until smooth. Stir in the apple juice.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, lavender, ground ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves into a medium bowl. Gradually stir into the pumpkin mixture until thoroughly mixed. Fold in the butterscotch chips and crystallized ginger until evenly distributed.
  4. Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each cup almost to the top. Sprinkle with the pecans.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until puffed and golden.

 

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