Quinoa Pumpkin Muffins #BreadBakers

Quinoa Pumpkin MuffinsYes, the #BreadBakers team are using quinoa this time, and we want to give you a bunch of ideas so you can start using this different, healthy and versatile ingredient.
I want to tell you the you can find, all kinds of Quinoa products, flour, pasta, raw, and event precook quinoa, it is a different option if we are trying to lower our carbs and perfect if you want to change the traditional wheat bread.
I made, this easy pumpkin and quinoa muffins, using only quinoa flour and some other ingredients the can give it a better taste, I need to make it more decadent so my family would eat it.
I also made a crumble, very tasty and delicious, a little crunch to a soft and perfect crumb.
Delicious warm with tea or coffee or a hot chocolate, for this winter days.
Hope you enjoy them.


  • 1-15 ounces can Pumpkin Puree
  • 2 cups quinoa flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 finely chopped pecans


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a bowl mix together, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg. baking powder and salt, set aside.
  3. In the bowl of the stand mixer, beat eggs, oil and sugar, in medium speed, then add pumpkin puree, vanilla and half and half, mix well, add the dry ingredients and mix just to combine.
  4. Pour the batter in a muffin tin already with some muffin liners.
  5. Mix the ingredients for the crumble and place about a teaspoon on each muffin, bake for 20 minutes.

This recipe makes 12 muffins.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

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  5. I made my baguettes without much besides the quinoa flour and I agree that sometimes more is needed to make it tastier. The crumble you put on top of these sure looks like it would do the trick!

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  8. All kinds of healthy things are best hidden under a crunchy crumble, especially when it includes pecans and oats! Bet they ate these up quickly, Kathia!

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