Spiced pumpkin cupcakes with crunchy streusel

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These spiced pumpkin cupcakes with crunchy streusel are delicate, dense, sweet and slightly crunchy on the surface. Easy, simple yet delicious. Perfect as a Halloween treat for kids.

Spiced pumpkin cupcakes with crunchy streusel

The best, soft spiced pumpkin cupcakes with crunchy streusel.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course sweets and desserts
Cuisine traditional American, vegetarian
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 121 kcal


Pumpkin muffins

  • 200 g all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 0.5 cup vegetable oil I used mixed seeds oil
  • 2 big eggs
  • 1 generous cup of pumpkin puree
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 0.5 tsp ground cardamom


  • 170 g brown sugar
  • 0.25 tsp cinnamon
  • 0.25 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp melted butter


Instructions: Spiced pumpkin cupcakes with crunchy streusel

  • Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and spices and put aside.
  • Prepare the streusel by mixing all the ingredients together then putting them aside for later use.
  • In a large bowl, combine sugar with oil and beat with electric mixer for about a minute.
  • While beating gradually add eggs and finally the pumpkin puree.
  • Finally add the mixture of flour and spices and beat briefly until all the ingredients are well-blended.
  • Line your muffin panwith paper liners and fill up to 3/4 in height with the prepared batter. Add prepared streusel and bake in pre-heated static oven at 180 °C for 25 to 30 minutes or until the toothpick inserted into the center of the cupcake comes out clean.


The nutritional values are generated automatically for indicative purposes only and are therefore not completely accurate.


Serving: 12muffinsCalories: 121kcal
Keyword cardamom, cinnamon, cupcake from scratch, easy cupcakes, easy muffin, ginger, pumpkin, soft cupcakes, soft muffin
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Let cool down completely before serving.

lot of love. B.

p.s. if you are looking for yet another recipe for pumpkin mufins check my Pumpkin and orange muffins.

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