Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Muffins

Indulge in the cozy flavors of fall with these delightful Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Muffins!
Perfect for a cozy morning or as a sweet treat, these muffins are a true autumn delight.


• 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
• 1 teaspoon baking soda
• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
• 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
• 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
• 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
• 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
• 1 cup granulated sugar
• 2 large eggs
• 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the Cream Cheese Swirl:
• 8 oz cream cheese, softened
• 1/4 cup granulated sugar
• 1 egg yolk

• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves. Set aside.
. In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the pumpkin puree and vanilla extract.
. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.
. In a separate bowl, prepare the cream cheese swirl by beating together cream cheese, sugar, egg yolk, and vanilla extract until smooth.
. Fill each muffin cup with pumpkin batter, then add a dollop of the cream cheese mixture on top. Use a toothpick to swirl the cream cheese into the batter.
. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Enjoy these delicious pumpkin cream cheese swirl muffins with a hot cup of coffee or your favorite fall beverage!

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