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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry

Pumpkin muffins with cranberry buttercream frosting. If they don’t scream fall, I don’t know what does. Here’s a recipe to make all throughout the pumpkin season and into the holidays. This post contains affiliate links.

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry Buttercream Recipe

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry Buttercream Recipe

Ingredients:

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry Buttercream Recipe

Dry

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry Buttercream Recipe

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 Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry Buttercream Recipe

Chocolate:

  • 2/3 Cup Dark Chocolate, shards

Equipment:

  • Muffin Pan

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 in 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.
  12. Remove from oven and allow muffins to cool.

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberry Buttercream Recipe

Cranberry Buttercream Recipe

  • 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 Buttercream Recipe

Directions:

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

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Crystal Rogers Walker

Thursday 22nd of October 2015

Oh this recipe has all my favorite in it and it looks divine and not hard to make I am going to try it

Amanda Schaeffer

Thursday 15th of October 2015

These look amazing such a cool combination of flavors.This is a perfect fall recipe will definitely give a try sometime.Thank you for sharing this :)

Patricia Hoffmeister

Tuesday 13th of October 2015

I can't wait to make this. Pumpkin and cranberry, what's not to like.

Jennifer

Tuesday 13th of October 2015

Let me know how you like them!

Tammy Horn

Sunday 4th of October 2015

This recipe sounds and looks delicious. Pinning this so I can try it next weekend. Hoping mine come out as good as yours look!

Julie Waldron

Sunday 4th of October 2015

These sound so good! I've never heard of cranberry buttercream, it sound delicious. I will have to give it a try, it would be great for fall. :)

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