Spiced pumpkin cupcakes with crunchy streusel


Delicate, dense, sweet, slightly crunchy on the surface spiced cupcakes with pumpkin. Simple yet delicious. Perfect as a Halloween recipe for children.

Spiced pumpkin cupcakes with crunchy streusel
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For 12 Serving(s)


  • 200 g all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 0.5 cup vegetable oil (I used mixed seeds oil)
  • 2 big eggs
  • 1 generous cup of pumpkin puree
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 0.5 tsp ground cardamom

Ingredients for the streusel

  • 170 g brown sugar
  • 0.25 tsp cinnamon
  • 0.25 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp melted butter

Spiced pumpkin cupcakes with crunchy streusel Directions

  1. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and spices and put aside.
  2. Prepare the streusel by mixing all the ingredients together then putting them aside for later use.

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  3. In a large bowl, combine sugar with oil and beat with electric mixer for about a minute.

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  4. Gradually add eggs and finally the pumpkin puree while still beating.

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  5. Finally add the mixture of flour and spices and beat briefly until all the ingredients are well-blended.

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  6. Line your muffin panwith paper liners and fill up to 3/4 in height with the prepared batter. Add prepared streusel and bake in pre-heated static oven at 180 °C for 25 to 30 minutes or until the toothpick inserted into the center of the cupcake comes out clean.

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  7. Let cool down completely before serving.

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Nutrition facts

(vegetarian, lactose free)
Per Serving

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