Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Muffins
 
Makes 12 muffins
Ingredients
  • 2½ cups (313 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (200 grams) granulated sugar, plus more for sprinkling
  • ½ cup (110 grams) firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2¼ teaspoons (11.25 grams) baking powder
  • 1½ teaspoons (3 grams) ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon (3 grams) kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon (1 gram) ground nutmeg
  • 1 (15-ounce) can (425 grams) pumpkin pureé
  • ⅔ cup (149 grams) vegetable oil
  • ½ cup (120 grams) whole milk, room temperature
  • 3 large eggs (150 grams), room temperature
  • Snickerdoodle Streusel (recipe follows)
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugars, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together pumpkin, oil, milk, and eggs. Gradually add flour mixture, folding until combined and no flour pockets remain. (Batter will still be lumpy.) Cover with plastic wrap, and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). In a checkerboard-like pattern, butter every other well of 2 (12-cup) muffin pans. (See Notes.) Sprinkle sides and bottoms of buttered wells with granulated sugar, tapping out any excess. (Alternatively, line muffin cups with paper liners.)
  4. Spoon 7½ tablespoons (121 grams) batter into each prepared muffin cup. (Muffin wells will be extremely full, but batter will bake beautifully.) Sprinkle Snickerdoodle Streusel on top of batter (4 to 5 teaspoons or 15 grams each).
  5. Bake for 10 minutes; reduce oven temperature to 350°F (180°C), and bake until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 12 to 15 minutes more. Let cool in pans for 15 minutes. Remove from pans, and let cool completely on a wire rack.
Notes
PRO TIP: Batter can be made the day before and refrigerated, covered, until ready to use.


Notes: We used Williams Sonoma 12-well Goldtouch® Pro Nonstick Muffin Pans.


If you have only 1 (12-cup) muffin pan, simply clean, cool, butter, and sugar pan between batches. Muffins can also be baked side by side in the same pan at the same time. Tops of muffins will touch when baking, but the end product will be just as delicious.
Recipe by Bake from Scratch at https://www.bakefromscratch.com/pumpkin-snickerdoodle-muffins/