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2 Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins

5 from 1 vote
Did you know that you can use cake mix to create the best pumpkin muffins?! These 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins are a fall staple in our house!
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Total: 50 minutes
Featured image showing the finished 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins ready to eat.

Did you know that you can use cake mix to create the best pumpkin muffins?! These 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins are a fall staple in our house!

Try out this easy recipe for pumpkin muffins that use just two ingredients. Nothing could be easier. You can leave these as is, top them with cream cheese icing, or drizzle them with cream cheese glaze. Some cinnamon whipped topping wouldn’t be terrible on the top/side either!

The best thing about these delicious 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins isn’t even that they only use 2 things you probably already have in the pantry…it’s that they’re so delicious everyone will beg for the recipe! They won’t believe you when you tell them how you made them.

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Pin showing the 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins ready to eat.

Are these muffin sized or cupcake sized?

I prepare these like muffins or like cupcakes. It’s more of a reasonable size to eat for us when I make them like cupcakes but you but you can do either it’ll just depend on the pan!

Make them larger by putting the 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins batter into muffin pans, for small ones just load the batter into liners and cupcake pans!

Featured image showing the finished 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins ready to eat.

Can I add frosting to these muffins?

You can absolutely add some icing to these pumpkin muffins if you like. Cream cheese goes so well with these and some cinnamon whipped topping would be a nice touch too if you want to serve some of that on the side or on top.

If you want to ice or glaze these 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins just be sure to wait until they’re completely cooled to add that or it will melt and slide off. Canned/jarred cream cheese frosting will do the trick or you can try one of the recipes I linked above for topping these tasty muffins.

Close up of the finished pumpkin muffins that use only 2 ingredients ready to eat.

What do I need to make easy pumpkin muffins?

The two ingredients you will need are canned pumpkin and a spice cake mix! That is everything you will need to make the most delicious and moist pumpkin muffins.

You can also add some cream cheese frosting to the list if you want to add a little drizzle of icing to the top once they’re done baking but that’s definitely not necessary!

If you have ever made soda cakes or cupcakes you’ll notice it’s a similar situation with these muffins. You just need two simple ingredients to make a dessert that is easy to share and prepare. It’s the best of both worlds. Delicious, portable, perfect for sharing, and yet super simple to shop for and prepare.

Ingredients needed for the pumpkin muffins with 2 ingredients

How to make 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins:

This recipe is really easy to make in case that’s not obvious…I know, how could a recipe that has just two ingredients be difficult?! Right?! It can’t. This recipe will really blow you away. These are just like your favorite pumpkin muffins only without all the difficult prep work.

Muffin liners in a the pan

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

dry and wet ingredients in the bowl ready to be mixed.

In a mixing bowl, mix cake mix and pumpkin together.

Ingredients fully mixed.

Place liners in a muffin pan and fill with pumpkin mixture.

Mixture in the muffin pan ready to be baked.

Bake for 40-45 minutes or until you can stick a toothpick into the muffin and it comes out clean.

Finished muffins on a cooling rack waiting to be enjoyed.

Serve & enjoy.

If you want to add icing or glaze be sure to wait for muffins to cool completely before adding that to the top to avoid melting!

Kitchen Essentials For Muffin Recipes:

If you are trying to pick out some of the best supplies to stock your kitchen for cake mix recipes and baking in general, these are some of our favorites and must have items.

Another look at the muffins cooling on a rack.

I like half sheet baking pans that are quality (hello no noisy pops or sloshed cookie dough from twisting), I line my cookie sheets with silicone baking mats. These are a must when doing cake mix recipes which can settle and become thin at lot easier than traditional cookie dough.

Of course mixing bowls, a mixer, spatula, and some whisks should be on your list if you don’t have ones that you love. I also like to have a set of cooling racks so that my recipes can properly cool before they’re scarfed down by my family!

For muffins you’ll also need cupcake pans, cupcake liners, and a mixer!

Close up side view of the finished 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins on a plate ready to be enjoyed.

Do you want to make more cake mix recipes?

If you are looking for more cake mix recipes you could not have landed in a better spot on the web. Here’s a few of our favorite recipes made with boxed cake mixes that I think you’ll love.

There’s something for everyone and each of these recipes is simple and straightforward, no muss, no fuss. Just simple desserts that the whole family will enjoy.

Try out Apple Pie Cookies, Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies, Cake Mix Snickerdoodle Cupcakes, Twix cookies, brownie batter dip, key lime cookies, chocolate cherry cookies, vanilla cake with strawberry filling.

More options are these butter pecan cookies, banana bread with cake mix, 3 ingredient cake mix cookies, cinnamon donutsfunfetti sugar cookie trufflesred velvet cake mix cookies.

There’s more! Don’t miss out on these lemon cake mix cookies, and even cream soda cake mix cupcakes!

a top down look at the finished muffins ready to be enjoyed.

Printable 2 Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins Recipe:

Here’s the printable version of this recipe but you’ll likely make them once and remember how simple it is to do. This recipe really doesn’t require much in terms of planning or thinking.

You can easily keep these ingredients on hand for whenever you need a great recipe to make for snacks, breakfasts, brunch, or snaking. Thanks to the pumpkin these get a nice little boost of vitamins and minerals along with some added fiber!

Featured image showing the finished 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins ready to eat.

2 Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins

5 from 1 vote
Did you know that you can use cake mix to create the best pumpkin muffins?! These 2 ingredient pumpkin muffins are a fall staple in our house!
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Servings: 12 Muffins
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 15 oz Box Spice Cake Mix
  • 15 oz Can Pumpkin

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, mix cake mix and pumpkin together.
  • Place liners in a muffin pan and fill with pumpkin mixture.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes or until you can stick a toothpick into the muffin and it comes out clean.
  • Serve & enjoy.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Serving: 1g | Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 318mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g

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