Pumpkin Choco Chips Muffins | Halloween Recipe

Today is my daughter's birthday and I have planned to make a butterscotch cake for her.Since my son had Madras eye and in leave me too having cold ,not in mood  to cook or blog.But i don't want my space to be idle so goes with my drafted recipes.Halloween is not much celebrated here in India but i want to try a cup cake with this pumpkin and hence this recipe.


  • Flour- 1 cup
  • Pumpkin-1\2 cup,diced
  • sugar-3\4 cup(mix of brown & white sugar)
  • Cinnamon powder-1\2 tsp
  • dry ginger powder-1\4 tsp
  • Oil-1\2 cup
  • water-1\4 cup
  • Baking powder-1 tsp
  • Baking soda-1\2 tsp
  • Choco chip-1\3 cup  + to sprinkle on top
  • vanilla essence-1 tsp


1.Mix all the dry ingredients.(flour,baking powder,baking soda,cinnamon powder and ginger powder).Cook the pumpkin well in water and mash/blend it and keep ready.

2.In a bowl add in both sugar,oil ,essence and water.mix well till sugar is dissolved.Slowly add in the dry ingredients and mix well.Lastly add the pumpkin puree and give a good mix.

3.Fold in 1\3 cup of choco chip in to the dough.Scoop the batter in a muffin baking tray.sprinkle some choco chips on top.

4.Bake it in a pre heated oven at 180 deg C for 15-20 mins till a tooth pick inserted comes out clean.

Cool it in wire racks and serve.


1.Baking time vary from oven to oven.


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