How much pumpkin spice do you love? It’s ok to be a huge fan—there’s so much to adore about the warm spices—cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg—and the soft and sweet pumpkin.
This high-fat low-carb muffin is so delicious and good for you that you’ll want to make them for parties, brunch, or even as homemade gifts. They are the perfect thing to pair with another low-carb breakfast favorite—sausage and egg bites.
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Muffins Tips
Let the cream cheese rest at room temperature for an hour. The cream cheese will mix easier if it’s a little softer.
Before adding the pumpkin puree to the batter, blot off any excess water. Adding too much water could make the muffins a little soggy.
Buy some toothpicks before you make this recipe —they are essential. It’s so much easier to make lovely swirled muffins when you use a tiny toothpick. It’s possible to swirl the ingredients using a butterknife, but you get a completely different result. It is best to use a toothpick.
There are two components to these muffins: the batter, and the cream-cheese mixture. Here is what you’ll need for both parts.
Low-Carb Pumpkin Muffins
- 1 cup almond…