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Pumpkin Breakfasts Puffs |

Pumpkin Breakfast Puffs

  • Author: Laura


  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin
  • Coating:
  • 1 stick or 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 sup sugar


  1. In a small mixing bowl, beat shortening, brown sugar and egg until smooth.
  2. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and pumpkin pie spice; add to the sugar mixture alternately with pumpkin.
  3. Fill greased muffin cups two-thirds full (don’t use muffin liners).
  4. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan.
  5. Meanwhile, combine cinnamon and remaining sugar in a shallow bowl. Roll the warm puffs in butter, then in cinnamon-sugar. Serve immediately. Makes 12 servings.
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American
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