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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins Recipe
Pumpkin Cream cheese muffins with cream cheese filling are a great way to enjoy seasonal pumpkin spice for breakfast or dessert
What You Need
  • Cream Cheese Filling Ingredients:
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Muffin Ingredients:
  • 1-2/3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1-1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • Topping Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • pumpkin pie spice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 and grease a muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese. Add sugar, flour, egg and vanilla and beat well. Set aside.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice and salt. Mix well.
  4. Add pumpkin, sugar, oil and eggs to a mixing bowl and mix well. Stir in dry ingredients.
  5. tablespoon portion scoop to add batter to prepared muffin tin.
  6. tablespoon portion scoop, half full, and add cream cheese mixture in the center of the muffin.
  7. Use a 1 tablespoon portion scoop to add 1 tablespoon of batter onto the top of the cream mixture and use the back of the spoon to cover the cream cheese mixture.
  8. Bake for 17-18 minutes or until edges are brown. Let cool in pan before removing and cooling on a cooling rack. When completely cool, add topping.
  9. Beat heavy whipping cream and powdered sugar in a mixer until stiff peaks form. Add to a piping bag, fitted with a star tip, and pipe onto each muffin. Sprinkle with a small amount of pumpkin pie spice.
  10. Keep refrigerated.