These muffins are so easy to make and perfect for the season. Moist pumpkin pie flavored muffins baked up with the frosting already on them! You'll have them on your plate and in your mouth in no time.
2teaspoonspumpkin pie spice(see below on how to make your own)
1egg(recipe called for 2 but 1 worked great)
12TablespoonsNutella (make them heaping tablespoons)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 12-cavity muffin pan with nonstick spray or you can use muffin papers.
In a large bowl, mix all dry ingredients up to pumpkin. Stir well.
In a medium bowl, mix together pumpkin, egg, sugar and vegetable oil. Pour into dry ingredients and mix until well incorporated.
Using a ¼ cup measuring cup, fill each cavity, dividing batter equally.
Top with a heaping tablespoon of Nutella and swirl gently to cover entire surface, like you were putting on frosting and trying not to touch the pumpkin batter. I used a toothpick for spreading out to edges.
Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Try to avoid Nutella as it makes it difficult to see if the muffin is done. Mine actually took only 20 minutes to bake.
Allow to cool about 15-20 minutes then gently lift out with knife or fork. Cool completely on wire rack.
Note: Best if eaten when they have completely cooled. How to make Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice: 2 teaspoons cinnamon, ½ teaspoon nutmeg, ½ teaspoon ginger & ¼ teaspoon cloves