Pumpkin Muffins

  • Yields 18 muffins, 3.9 ounces (110 grams) each
  • FORMULA

    Total Dough
    Ingredients Bakers % US/Oz Metric/g
    Flour 60 9.5 270
    Pastry flour 40 6.4 180
    Butter 38 6.0 171
    Salt 0.75 0.1 3
    Sugar 100 15.9 451
    Eggs, 3 large 35 5.6 158
    Pumpkin purée 100 15.9 451
    Cinnamon, ground 0.50 0.1 2
    Nutmeg, ground 0.50 0.1 2
    Cloves, ground 0.50 0.1 2
    Allspice, ground 0.25 0.04 1
    Baking soda 4 0.6 18
    Walnuts, toasted and crushed 10 1.6 45
    California Raisins, macerated 50 7.9 225
    Total 439.5 69.9  1980 

    PROCEDURE

    Posted October 18, 2011 by Melinda

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    • Ready Time :
      0 min

    Servings

    18

    Ingredients

      Directions

      1. Twelve (12) hours before mixing, macerate raisins in rum, fruit juice or water (75°F) just to cover; let stand 12 hours. (Desired final macerated weight is approximately 72% raisins and 28% liquid.)
      2. Cream butter, salt and sugar in a mixing bowl, using a paddle attachment, until mixture is light and fluffy.
      3. Add eggs, one at a time, creaming well after each addition.
      4. Stir in pumpkin purée and mix lightly.
      5. In a separate bowl, sift together flours, spices and baking soda. Add slowly to creamed mixture and mix until smooth. Do not over mix.
      6. Drain raisins well and scale out to desired final weight. Fold walnuts and raisins into dough; mix together.
      7. Portion 3.9 ounces (110 grams) of batter into each greased or paper-lined muffin cup.
      8. Bake at 325˚F for about 30 to 35 minutes.

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