Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Muffins

Super moist and flavorful pumpkin muffins with a sweet cream cheese swirl on top.

These pumpkin cream cheese muffins make a perfect Fall treat for breakfast! They have lots of flavor from pumpkin pie spice and a cream cheese topping. They have sky-high muffin tops too!

Ingredients Needed

Oil, sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, pumpkin puree, buttermilk, flour, baking powder, spices, salt, cream cheese, egg yolk.

Preheat the oven to 425°F. Whisk oil, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and egg until well combined in a large bowl.

Step 1

Next, whisk in the pumpkin puree and room temperature buttermilk until everything is smooth and well combined.

Step 2

Fold in your all purpose flour, baking powder, all the spices, and salt until no dry streaks are left. Set aside.

Step 3

In a separate bowl. beat cream cheese, sugar, and egg yolk together with a mixer on medium speed until smooth.

Step 4

Scoop batter into a muffin tin and swirl in the cream cheese. Bake at 425°F for 5 minutes. Lower the heat to 350°F and bake for 10-15 more minutes.

Step 5

Let the muffins cool completely and enjoy! Want to make this recipe? Check out the full instructions at:


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