It's pumpkin season and you're going to love this easy recipe for cake mix pumpkin muffins. These Easy 3 Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins are soft, moist and loaded with melty chocolate chips.
It's time for all things pumpkin and these muffins always disappear off the kitchen island before I even have time to think about packing them up for storage!
Pumpkin cake mix muffins are so easy to mix up, and by using the spice cake mix you won't have to fuss with adding pumpkin pie spice to the batter. They're the perfect fall treat and perfect with a hot cup of tea, coffee or a pumpkin spice latte after a cool day of raking leaves.
The ingredients in this recipe are simple and you can find them in most grocery stores.
- Spice Cake Mix - we used Betty Crocker Spice Cake Mix or you can use your favorite brand.
- 1 Can (15 oz) pumpkin purée - you cannot use pumpkin pie filling for this recipe, the purée results in different flavor and texture for the muffins.
- chocolate chips - we like semisweet chocolate chips or you can use milk chocolate or even white chocolate chips.
How to Make Pumpkin Muffins with Cake Mix
Preheat oven to 350°F and grease or line a 12-cup muffin tin. You can use muffin liners or spray with baking spray.
This recipe is so quick and easy! In a large mixing bowl, combine can of pumpkin with cake mix and stir until it's well mixed.
Next, stir in the chocolate chips. I like to reserve ¼ cup for pressing into the muffin tops.
Divide the batter evenly in the prepared muffin tin. An ice cream scoop makes it easy to drop them into the muffin cup without making a mess.
Bake in 350°F for 20 to 23 minutes. Test them with a toothpick or cake tester to make sure they are fully cooked.
Cool on wire rack and enjoy!
Store muffins, in an airtight container at room temperature for three to four days.
Yes, you can use yellow cake mix and add in 1 to 2 tablespoons of pumpkin pie spice when you mix up the pumpkin and cake mix.