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Mimi's Pumpkin Spice Muffins

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Mimi's Pumpkin Spice Muffins

So my favorite muffins in world are Mimi's Cafe's! My favorite of their muffins is their Pumpkin Spice Muffins, but we live about 1 hour away from the closest Mimi's. I hate to ask for recipes from resturant chains, but does anyone have a recipe for their Pumpkin Spice Muffins?  

belle's picture

This is the closest link I could find on the is the recipe for Mimi's buttermilk spice recipe:

I would try adding a 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup of canned pumpkin....if you try it, let me know how it turns out...I LOVE pumpkin myself...Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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I haven't yet tried it in muffin tins but I can't think of a reason it wouldn't work.

cake of the muffin bread style.

Difficulty: Easy

Servings: 4 loaves

Prep Time: 20 minutes   Cook Time: 1 hour  


3 1/2 cups flour
2 2/3 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 Tablespoon dry sugared orange zest
1 cup milk
2 cups  mashed pumpkin
2 eggs
2/3 cups melted shortening, oil or poultry fat
1/4 cup molasses
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup raisins


Grease and flour 4 4×8 loaf pans.

Blend the dry ingredients; add shortening, pumpkin, molasses, milk and egg. Stir in nuts and raisins.

Divide equally into loaf pans. Bake about 1 hour or until they test done.