Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Walnuts and Molasses

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Delicious muffin recipe using pumpkin spice, walnuts and molasses.




  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp allspice
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • ½ cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • ½ cup cooking oil or melted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped walnut pieces
  • ¼ cup candied ginger, minced




Preheat the oven to 350°F degrees.


In a large bowl combine the dry ingredients (including brown sugar).


In a medium bowl whisk the eggs with the pumpkin mixture then add the oil, molasses and vanilla.


Gently fold the wet ingredients into the dry and stir until almost combined.


Toss in the walnuts and ginger (reserving about 1 Tbs. of the ginger and 3 Tbsp. of the walnuts to sprinkle over top of the muffins before baking.)


Gently fold the walnuts and ginger into the batter.


Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups and bake for about 30 minutes (until a tester comes out clean).



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