Pumpkin Beer Muffins

2013-09-08 15.37.07Muffin Ingredients
– 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
– 1 Teaspoon All-Spice
– 1 Teaspoon Ground Cloves
– 3 3/4 Cups Flour
– 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
– 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
– 1/2 teaspoon salt
– 4 ounces butter
– 1 cup sugar
– 3/4 cup light brown sugar
– 4 large eggs
– 1 cup pumpkin puree
– 12-14 ounces Southern Tier Pumking (Or your favorite pumpkin beer)

2013-09-08 16.36.03Frosting Ingredients
– 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
– 1/2 – 3/4 cup pure maple syrup (It us important to use real maple syrup, but the cheap stuff)
– 2 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
– 8 ounces butter

Muffin Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In large bowl, mix together spices, flour, baking soda, baking power and sugars.
  • In medium bowl, mix together melted butter, pumpkin puree, eggs and beer.
  • Pour the medium bowl into the flour mixture, and stir until blended.  Mix will be thick.
  • Fill muffin tins – should make about 24.
  • Bake for 20 – 25 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.

2013-09-08 20.22.37Frosting Directions

  • Combine cream cheese, maple syrup and butter in a large bowl (or mixer).
  • Slowing mix in the sugar, adjusting as necessary.  If necessary, add additional maple syrup.

Once muffins have cooled complete, cover with frosting and enjoy!

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