Cooking at Home - Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins

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Published Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Makes: 24 Muffins

This dense, moist chocolate muffin contains no fats or oils. The secret ingredient is canned (or pureed) pumpkin that binds the ingredients together for a tasty, satisfying treat. 


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 can pumpkin
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  1. Whisk all the dry ingredients together. Add pumpkin and water.
  2. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  3. Place batter into 24 prepared muffin tins and bake at 350degF for 10-12 minutes.

Source: Michigan State University Extension - Midland County. With Veggies, More Matters!

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 muffin, 1/24 of recipe



Total Calories


Total Fat

1 g

Saturated Fat

1 g


0 mg


76 mg


19 g

Dietary Fiber

2 g

Total Sugars

9 g

Added Sugars included

8 g


2 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg


21 mg


1 mg


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