Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry


Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry

It’s almost fall. Well, it feels like fall right about now here in Michigan. And with fall comes everything PUMPKIN!  Here’s a super easy recipe to put together to get your chocolate and pumpkin craving fix in one recipe! And if you love Pumpkin, be sure to check out my Pumpkin Spiced Latte! Yum!

Ingredients:

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry

Dry 

  • 1 3/4 Cup of All-Purpose Flour, sifted
  • 3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Light Brown Sugar, packed
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 Teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cloves

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry
Wet

  • 2 Eggs, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 Cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Oil, melted, but at room temperature, not hot
  • 1 Tablespoon Orange Zest
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pumpkin Oil
  • 1/4 Orange Juice, fresh squeezed

Chocolate:

  • 2/3 Cup Dark Chocolate, shards

Equipment:

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry

Directions:

1.  Preheat the oven to 350F degrees.
2. With a baker’s brush butter muffin pan.
3. In a large bowl mix all of the dry ingredients and whisk together.
4. In the bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with the whisk attachment, add the pumpkin puree
5. Add the eggs one at a time, allowing each one to be fully mixed before adding the last egg.
6. Add the melted coconut oil, orange zest, pumpkin oil and orange juice.
7. With the stand mixer set on low add the flour mixture a little at a time until it is all incorporated.
8. Remove bowl from stand mixer and using a rubber spatula scrape down sides. Do not overmix.
9. Pour batter into prepared muffin pan.
10. Bake for 15-  20 minutes)
11. Check to see if muffins are done by inserting a toothpick in the center of a muffin if it comes out clean muffins are ready.
13. Remove from oven and allow muffins to cool.

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry

Cranberry Buttercream

  • 1 Cup Cranberry Jelly
  • 4 – 5 Cups of Powered Sugar
  • 1 Cup (2 Sticks) Sweet Cream Butter Unsalted
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Pure Vanilla Flavoring
  • 1 – 2 Tablespoons Whole Milk
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry

Directions:

1. In a medium saucepan, heat cranberry jelly until completely melted,  remove from heat and place sauce in the freezer to cool.

2. In a  bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment add butter, salt, and vanilla. Mix until peaks form.

3. After cranberry jelly is cool and a little at a time into the butter mixture until it is all added.

4. Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time. After each addition of sugar make sure it is fully incorporated into butter mixture.

5. Begin adding whole milk a little at a time until you have the consistency you want.

 

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry

 

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • Dry
  • 1 3/4 Cup of All-Purpose Flour, sifted
  • 3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Light Brown Sugar, packed
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 Teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • Wet
  • 2 Eggs, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 Cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Oil, melted, but at room temperature, not hot
  • 1 Tablespoon Orange Zest
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pumpkin Oil
  • 1/4 Orange Juice, fresh squeezed
  • Chocolate:
  • 2/3 Cup Dark Chocolate, shards
  • Equipment:
  • Muffin Pan
  • Cranberry Buttercream
  • 1 Cup Cranberry Jelly
  • 4 - 5 Cups of Powered Sugar
  • 1 Cup (2 Sticks) Sweet Cream Butter Unsalted
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Pure Vanilla Flavoring
  • 1 - 2 Tablespoons Whole Milk

Instructions

  • Directions:
  • Preheat the oven to 350F degrees.
  • With a baker's brush butter muffin pan.
  • In a large bowl mix all of the dry ingredients and whisk together.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with the whisk attachment, add the pumpkin puree
  • Add the eggs one at a time, allowing each one to be fully mixed before adding the last egg.
  • Add the melted coconut oil, orange zest, pumpkin oil and orange juice.
  • With the stand mixer set on low add the flour mixture, a little at a time until it is all incorporated.
  • Remove bowl from stand mixer and using a rubber spatula scrape down sides. Do not overmix.
  • Pour batter into prepared muffin pan.
  • Bake for 15- 20 minutes)
  • Check to see if muffins are done by inserting a toothpick in the center of a muffin if it comes out clean muffins are ready.
  • Remove from oven and allow muffins to cool.
  • Directions:
  • In a medium saucepan, heat cranberry jelly until completely melted, remove from heat and place sauce in the freezer to cool.
  • In a bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment add butter, salt, and vanilla. Mix until peaks form.
  • After cranberry jelly is cool and a little at a time into the butter mixture until it is all added.
  • Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time. After each addition of sugar make sure it is fully incorporated into butter mixture.
  • Begin adding whole milk a little at a time until you have the consistency you want.
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    7 Comments

    1. August 30, 2015
      Reply

      This recipe sounds really good – especially with the cranberry buttercream. I am printing this recipe so I can try it out.

    2. Cathy
      August 30, 2015
      Reply

      Yum! I would love for you to share at this weeks Happiness Is Homemade Party! http://wp.me/p466oG-2FQ Have a terrific week!

    3. Yumm! I love cranberries they are a great fall food. Putting them with pumpkin sounds great!

    4. September 9, 2016
      Reply

      Cranberry buttercream – yum! These muffins look delicious and perfect for fall. Thank you for linking up at the #HomeMattersParty this week!

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