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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 18
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 113.8
  • Total Fat: 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 119.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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2-Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins

Submitted by: LORILARSENRN
2-Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins

Introduction

These simple pumpkin muffins are so simple to make. They will fill your house with a sweet aroma, too! These simple pumpkin muffins are so simple to make. They will fill your house with a sweet aroma, too!
Number of Servings: 18

Ingredients

    1 box spice cake mix
    1 (15-ounce) can pure pumpkin puree

Tips

Mix in 1/2 cup raisins or chopped nuts if desired.


Directions

Simply mix the pumpkin and the spice cake mix powder together and drop by heaping tablespoons into greased muffin cups.
Bake at 350 18-22 minutes or until a knife comes out clean





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  • Incredible!
    168 of 170 people found this review helpful
    I make these all the time but add 1/2 cup water because the mixture is so thick. I use my mini muffin tins and get about 38 muffins out of the mix. Then I place 5 muffins in pint size baggies and freeze. It's like having my own 100 cal snack packs but without paying the high price for store bought. - 7/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    87 of 88 people found this review helpful
    I tried this method with Spice cake and Carrot cake, and they were both really good, but the Carrot cake was incredible! So delicious. I cheated a little and added just a dime size drop of cream cheese frosting to it, and it was great. I recommend this muffin recipe, its wonderful! - 4/7/09

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  • Good
    60 of 62 people found this review helpful
    Tried and tried this several different ways. The best way was this: CARROT cake mix, a can of pumpkin, 1/4 cup of applesauce and 1/4 cup of water. After several trials, that was the easiest and tastiest method. Our favorite muffins are Panera or Atlanta Bread's pumpkin muffins. Try the change! - 1/17/11

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  • Incredible!
    49 of 53 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe...been baking these for years. It's actually an old Weight Watcher's recipe and a very good one. You don't have to add water or anything to the recipe mix...the cupcakes will be more moist if you don't. You can also substitute other cake mixes....I sometimes use devil's food. - 10/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    41 of 46 people found this review helpful
    AWESOME. I was actually looking for a pumpkin/flax seed muffin recipe and this recipe was elsewhere but with the flax seed meal added. So I made these muffins with 1 box spice cake mix, 1 egg, 1 can of pumpkin, 1/2 cup of water, 1/2 cup of flax seed meal. They are sooo good and easy. - 1/20/08

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  • Very Good
    35 of 38 people found this review helpful
    I made a loaf of bread from this. It turned out really well. I added cinnamon and ginger for more flavor. Everyone who tried it said it was just as good as the real thing. Next time I will add walnuts or pecans. Very moist!! - 12/4/07

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  • Incredible!
    29 of 29 people found this review helpful
    AMAZING! I made them exactly as the recipe said, using Duncan Hines Spice Cake. Great muffin texture, not dense, not too light, not doughy. When I asked my husband what he thought ... "I'll let you know after about 6 more!" It made 18, nice size muffins, and now I look forward to experimenting! - 4/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    25 of 29 people found this review helpful
    I learned about this recipe at WW. You can also make this recipe with chocolate cake mix and it's delicious, too. Love it! - 1/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    23 of 24 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful recipe and so easy. I used vanilla cake and yellow cake mix when I have made them and they taste great. The kids love them and such an easy recipe they can help make them. This is a keeper! - 3/11/09

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  • 22 of 22 people found this review helpful
    I've made these muffins many times. I like adding flax seeds for Omega3 fats and fiber! - 10/6/08

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  • Very Good
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    These were great! I beat together some softened fat free cream cheese and 1/3 c splenda for a sweet frosting on top! Loved it... was a little skeptical with only 2 ingredients, but this recipe proved to be a winner! - 10/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I used a carrot cake mix couldn't find a spice one. I added 1/2 cup water and cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves and made it in a bundt pan cooked for about 35-40 minutes and it was very good. I would definitely make it again and it was so EASY. - 4/13/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This is a great starting point. I took a white cake mix and added pumpkin pie seasonings and I added water to make a smooth batter. Gave them to a friend's family who was just home from having a baby and they loved them!!! So thanks for sharing! - 8/11/09

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  • 8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    hi, i'll tell you what , i was looking for something quick w/pumpkin & came across this recipe & they are great. i used the spice cake mix and added applesauce. then i only had one box so i used a quick bread i had also & added nuts & applesauce & a drop of almond extract. they are good too.thanks - 1/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Love this recipe!! I wasn't sure what to expect but these turn out great! The mixture is very thick, but the muffins are light and fluffy. I will definitely be making these over and over again! - 8/15/10

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  • Very Good
    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I added 1-1/2 cups water, and it still came out good. I recommend using gluten free or sugar free cake mixes to make not as unhealthy.
    I also added 1-1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon of nutmeg. - 11/27/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    These are delicious! There are so many variations you can make on this by using different mixes and nuts or fruit pieces. Great! - 11/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    yummy, but i think the calorie count is off a little- at least when i entered mine it was closer to 200 calories- maybe there is a difference in cake mix brands? - 11/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Loved it! Made it for my family, it literally tastes like pumpkin pie in a muffin, moist and chewy! YUM, YUM:-) - 10/13/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I love love love these. And my 2yo who is allergic to eggs and milk can't have regular cupcakes, so SHE loves these, too! I use a hfcs free/organic cake mix and they're fabulous :) - 1/4/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Loved them. So easy and really good. I made only 12 from the recipe though (regular sized muffins, I think 18 would be too small). So they were 180 calories each. I would definitely make them again! - 11/23/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was soo good, I had to make them festive for Halloween, and I took a pic for ya (Pumpkin Raisin Spice Muffins for Halloween). I added raisins and water, made some not really icing and decorated, they came out great!
    I will def make again, maybe add something different for xmas. Thank you! - 9/29/10

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  • 3 of 8 people found this review helpful
    omg these sound awesome!!! im a sucker for pumpkin ....;0 - 9/8/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Whoa. Really, really good. Added 1/4c. water plus two spoonfuls of sugar free applesauce. - 9/10/08

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  • 2 of 11 people found this review helpful
    would hate to try it since mixes are full of chemicals would to get it from scratch - 9/24/13

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  • 2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I have a bit of an issue with calling something a "2 ingredient" recipe when one of the "ingredients" is a box cake mix - 9/24/13

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  • 2 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Sadly, the title is VERY misleading. I adore pumpkin. I was extremely excited reading the two ingredient title... until I saw the first ingredient is a cake mix. - 9/24/13

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    These are very delicious! I added a cup of Craisins instead of raisins, they didn't last long in my house. - 7/19/13

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  • Good
    2 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I was excited about this recipe until I saw it uses a box cake mix. I have never used a box cake mix and I am not going to do so now. From scratch is so much healthier! - 5/8/13

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Oh my goodness these are great! My family and I could not get enough... Try adding a some some cubed apples to the recipe.
    yummy - 4/30/13

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am NO cook, so a 2 ingredient recipe is right up my ally. Used carrot cake mix w/pumpkin. Made 12 normal size muffins. Really moist-maybe could of cooked a bit longer(did about 22 min). I think I had most eaten w/in 2 days. ouch! Very good!! Am mkg again for Thanksgiving. - 11/1/12

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    i made it with oth spice cake and carrot cake.
    Bot are excellent and make for a great on the go breakfast with some fruit. - 7/24/12

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    i have used this forever I also use chocolate cake mik as well! - 4/8/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I was a little apprehensive, but gave it a try, this is the best spice muffin I've had in a long time! I will definitely make this again! I did add 1/4 tsp cinnamon and 1/4 tsp nutmeg, they were incredible. Thanks for sharing the recipe - 4/9/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Made these last night to bring to work today for my staff as a treat, well my children and husband loved these. The ones i did get to bring to work are gone already and that was only 45 min. so great recipe and soooooo easy will make these often. Thank you - 6/30/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Will definitely be making these again. How much easier can it get. I made them in a mini bundt pan and added fat-free cream to the center for a quickie dessert. Because calories are low for the muffin part, the added cream doesn't add all that many calories. Will try it in place of pumpkin pie. - 11/20/09

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good, I added and egg and 2 tbs of water, the first time I made them I added applesause maybe a 1/3 of a cup and they were a little better with the applesauce included. - 3/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Made it with squash from the garden. Nobody knew the wiser. My 11 month old son loved them. I did too. Spread some low-far cream cheese on top. So yummy. Definately will make again. - 2/27/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I'm sorry but 'cake mix' is not ONE ingredient to me: it's a MIX of ingredients! - 11/16/13

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    "Two ingredients," where one "ingredient" is a non-standard pantry item containing nearly 3 DOZEN ingredients, is a bit misleading. - 11/6/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was very good. I did go with adding the 1/4 water and 1/4 applesauce (unsweetened) seemed to make the batter go farther. This was awesome though. - 10/13/13

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    WOW - I tried these last night; just the 2 ingredients and maybe a tablespoon of water. They were so moist and the whole pan was gone by the next morning. BTW, they are excellent for breakfast in the morning with your fresh cup of coffee. - 10/7/13

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    My sons are on on a healthy and high protein diet so I added 3 scoops of Muscle Milk Vanilla Creme protein powder, 1/2 cup egg whites and 1 cup Kroger Carbmaster Vanilla Greek yogurt. They were yummo! - 10/5/13

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yummmm, just made this with carrot cake and added a diced large apple. So yummy got 29 muffins, so I will recalculate the recipe. So good - 9/24/13

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make these often. I sometimes add mini choc chips to change it up. They also freeze well. - 9/24/13

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Excellent! I just made these exactly like the recipe states. They were delicious and my family loves them. I don't think the recipe needs any changing or additions, but I'm thinking the carrot cake mix might be good also. - 4/16/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I've made this recipe at least a dozen times since I found it, and have had fabulous results everytime! Everyone is amazed at how easy it is. I add pumpkin pie spice for that extra flavor, but they are fabulous either way! - 12/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this with a yellow cake mix and added half teaspoon each of cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Before baking i sprinkled a bit of cinnamon sugar on top of each. 20 minutes later, we had the perfect pumpkin spice muffins. Next time I'd like to add some walnuts and/or raisins. - 10/23/12

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    These are great if you add 1/2 cup of walnuts and 1 cup of craisins too! Have made for years using yellow cake mix and pumkin pie mix. Both ways turn out great! - 5/17/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love these! They are delicious! I make them Sunday night for a morning snack throughout the week! Wonderful recipe! - 4/4/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The easiest, most delicious pumpkin spice muffin recipe I have ever had. Extremely easy to make and EVERYONE loves them, you will not be disappointed! - 3/5/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I was a little skeptical about these as I am not a big fan of pumpkin but these were really good. I added the 1/2 cup of water as someone suggested. The whole family loved them! - 1/22/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Loved these! I used a carrot cake mix as suggested by other reviewers. I used a level #20 scoop and it made 21 muffins. I'm very excited to add this recipe into rotation! Thank you Lori! - 1/12/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! I added 1/4 cup of water, 1 tsp of nutmeg and cinnamon! - 9/29/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I've been a fan of the original WW recipe (spice cake mix, canned pumpkin, 1 cup water) for years. My picky kiddos love them as well. I look forward to implementing the bagged mini-muffin suggestion, and just for kicks I will try substituting a reduced sugar white cake mix next time as well. Yum! - 4/18/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Recipe was great. Always looking for easy breakfast muffins. That, a cup of coffee and orange juice set the muffins off delightfully. - 12/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very yummy and moist too. I made up a batch and then put them in baggies for a quick grab and go for breakfasts. - 11/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yummy & so easy! thx - 11/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    OH YUMMMY!!! I love them thank you! :) - 11/16/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Amazing! I added 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce and 1/2 cup water. Came out awesome. I will make this again. - 4/10/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    These were good...added a little water, and unfortunately didn't used beathers (mixed by hand). Had some dry lumps, but they were still delicious! - 2/4/08

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  • Will be making again. So, easy and when you have a one year old around, they work great for breakfast and snacking all day. - 8/21/14

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  • These are great! I wouldn't consider a box of cake mix 1 ingredient but whatever. They're awesome. I added only about 1/4 water. - 8/19/14

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  • I tried it and they turned out great. However, my judgement told me the batter was too thick, so I added a little 1% milk to thin it! - 7/23/14

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  • 3pts
    - 7/8/14

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  • I was surprised at how good these muffins actually were. I made them just as it says and they were so yummy right from the oven! They were also a huge hit with my 2 year old and 6 year old! - 3/25/14

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  • very good and easy to make would make them again - 2/21/14

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These were so easy! I added raisins and pecans. Delicious! - 1/28/14

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  • Another hit with my family!! My mom took one bite, and asked me "So what muffins are you guys going to have?". Of course she was joking but she LOVED them!! Anther Keeper!!!! - 1/8/14

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  • Followed the directions exactly as given and they turned out wonderfully! This will be a go-to recipe for me. - 1/7/14

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  • delicious, moist and easy to make! what more could one ask for - 1/6/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These are awesome! - 12/5/13

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  • New to me this fall, I made them with a carrot cake mix, added only the pumpkin and 1 tsp of pumpkin pie spice. Took them to a pot luck dinner, and they were a total success. I added a - 1 tsp of butter cream icing in the center of half. The plain were the first to go. Outstanding!!!!!!! - 11/29/13

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  • I added some grounded cinnamon and 1/2 cup of 2% milk - the muffins are very yummy and moist! Plus they are a much better option then the high weight watchers points Starbucks Pumpkin bread. - 11/24/13

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  • Awesome recipe! Moist and delicious. A big hit with my picky kids too. - 11/21/13

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  • These are very good, quick and easy to make. I did add a couple of TBSP of water to make it easier to mix. I used my 12-muffin tin, which makes it approx. 175 calories per muffin, but at least they are a reasonable size. I also made them with canned squash, & will try with carrot cake mix. - 11/20/13

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  • Scrumptious! I sprinkled a couple tsp. whole flax seeds into the batter, not that it needs any embellishment. I did have to bake the muffins about 7 minutes longer. - 11/20/13

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have made this recipe using a yellow cake mix but the batter becomes very stiff. I add one egg and 1/4 c. milk. Butterscotch chips make these divine but full of sugar. Watch out! - 11/16/13

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  • Made this recipe and loved it! Try it on a few souls not knowing and ended up sharing the recipe. Had to cheat though and made real cream cheese frosting! I was in heaven!!
    - 11/16/13

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I've made these several times, but make cookies. I use a butter pecan cake mix, and they are really moist and good. A choc mix makes brownie like bars. Yum! - 11/16/13

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a keeper ... DH is happy! Followed one of reviews, adding 1/4 c each applesauce and water, walnuts and ground flax seed! Will try them as mini muffins next time. - 11/16/13

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  • Loved it! My 1,2, and 5 year old granddaughters helped me make this. It was stiff to mix,but came out soft and moist. This recipe is a keeper and no need to write down the recipe! - 11/16/13

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  • I love these and make them all the time, sometimes with yellow or chocolate cake mix. Just keep the cake mix simple - no pudding in mix. - 11/16/13

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  • This a very good recipe. However, I would definitely add applesauce to it.
    It turns out dense when you don't add apple sauce or water to it.
    - 11/16/13

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  • I made it exactly as written. They were incredibly moist and delicious. - 11/13/13

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  • we made mini-muffins instead of full sized ones. Less calories and a great little snack. - 11/13/13

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  • These are amazing!! I didn't make any changes and they came out sooooo moist. This is definitely a keeper! - 11/7/13

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used carrot cake mix as I am not a fan of spice cake. Muffins turned out great! Next time I make them, I will add a few rasins and or walnuts. - 11/6/13

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  • This is great....not quite the same texture as regular muffins, but really tasty....and easy! I added about 1/4 cup dried cranberries to mine. Made it even more like an autumn recipe! - 11/3/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am going to make these this morning. I am going to make mini cupcakes. - 11/3/13

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  • These were dense and chewy - we loved the flavor and texture of these delights -they were more like pumpkin scones than muffins. They were delicious with coffee. - 11/2/13

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  • loved it and easy to make - 10/30/13

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  • It would be a lot healthier to make your own muffins using some whole grain flour and probably less sugar than is in the cake mix. - 10/30/13

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  • Bad
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yuck! I bought a box carrot cake mix, 1 can of pumpkin puree and added a little water so they wouldn't be quite as thick. These muffins could have bricked a house. Never again... - 10/29/13

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  • DELICIOUS! I used this to make cookies last weekend and they were SO good! - 10/25/13

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  • This is a great recipe that is easily interchangeable. It takes some work to mix it all together but it's worth it. You do not need to add anything else, just keep mixing! You will build some awesome muscles in the process. LOL I now use my hand mixer to make the process much easier on my arms. - 10/24/13

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  • I make the same muffins except with a yellow cake mix. Everybody loves them. I recently made them for a church function and the went over well. - 10/21/13

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  • Super easy and delicious! My kids devoured them even though I made them for myself! Will definitely be whipping up another batch of these! SO delicious and easy!!! - 10/17/13

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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These muffins are tasty and so simple to make. The only modifications I make are to include some cinnamon and some unsweetened applesauce. I also mixed in some chopped pecans the last time I made them. They are perfect for breakfast or a snack! - 10/14/13

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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Added the half cup of applesauce and used carrot cake. Pineapple would be a good addition. - 10/13/13

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