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American Family Children's Hospital

Fabulous Pumpkin Corn Muffins

UW Health Services

Heart and Vascular Care

This Fabulous Pumpkin Corn Muffins recipe won third place in the Desserts category in the Heart Smart Recipe Contest at UW Health's Heart Fair 2007.


These muffins are excellent with chili or soup. A great recipe for kids; it's easy, yummy and a great way to help kids eat beneficial pumpkin!


Makes 12  Muffins



  • 1¼ cups wheat flour
  • 1 cup yellow corn meal
  • 1/3 cup Splenda Sugar Blend for baking
  • 4 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 whole egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1¼ cup canned 100% pure pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • ¼ cup olive oil



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease or paper-line 12 muffin cups.
  2. Combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Stir in eggs, pumpkin, milk and olive oil until combined.
  4. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
  5. Bake for 18–20 minutes.


Nutrition Facts


Calories: 172

Total Fat: 5 g

Saturated Fat: 1 g

Cholesterol: 16 mg

Sodium: 291 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 26 g

Fiber: 2 g

Sugar: 6 g

Protein: 4 g