Breakfast, Desserts, Vegetarian

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Cooking method:

Conventional Oven
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Total time: 40 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 12 people

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

These deliciously spiced Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins are the perfect autumnal treat. With treacle and pumpkin undertones, they’re a cross between pumpkin spice and gingerbread. Dairy, gluten and grain-free.

Muffins can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

To make these vegan add 2 tbsp milled flax or chia to 6 tbsp cold water and leave to gel for 5 minutes then add in replacement to the eggs. Substitute chocolate chips for plantbased ones.


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Eggs, Nuts


  • 85g ground almonds
  • 50g arrowroot flour
  • 30g tapioca flour or glutinous rice flour
  • 12g (roughly 1 3/4 tbsp) coconut flour
  • 125g coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs, whisked (see notes for vegan sub)
  • 425g pumpkin puree
  • 125ml pure maple syrup
  • 105g melted coconut oil or palm shortening
  • 1 tbsp blackstrap molasses
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 100g dark chocolate chips, plus extra to decorate

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C/Fan 160°C. Grease the muffin tin well.

  • Step 2

    Add the dry ingredients, including spices, to a large mixing bowl and whisk until incorporated. Stir in the eggs followed by the remaining wet ingredients until you have a nice batter, then fold in the chocolate chips.

  • Step 3

    Spoon the batter into the Ninja Foodi Zerostick 12 Cup Muffin Tin. The muffin indents should be filled until almost full.

  • Step 4

    Bake the muffins for 30-35 minutes. Cooking is complete when a cocktail stick comes out clean after being inserted into centre of one of the muffins.

  • Step 5

    Allow to cool in tin for 10 minutes. Then using a non stick palette knife, ease around the edges of muffins to help to remove from Ninja Foodi Zerostick 12 Cup Muffin Tin. Cool on a wire rack. Press a few extra chocolate chips on top for decoration if desired.

  • Step 6