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pumpkin chocolate muffins

Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins

Preheat oven to 350F. In mixing bowl, combine oil, eggs, Maple syrup, milk, pumpkin, oats and chocolate. In another bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and salt. Make a well in dry ingredients. Gently add wet ingredients, stirring until blended. Grease muffin tin. Add batter. Bake for about 35 minutes, or until golden brown.
Makes 10 muffins.

*NOTE: Brand names are available at Sunflower Natural Foods.
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons Maple syrup (more to taste)
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • 1 cup FARMERS' MARKET organic canned pumpkin
  • ⅓ cup rolled oats
  • dark chocolate chunks, as desired
  • 2 ¼ cup pastry flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger,cloves)