Pumpkin Pie PROTEIN Cupcakes Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Protein Cupcakes Recipe
Written by Derek Howes

If you’ve always wanted a healthier, delicious, and quick alternative to regular pumpkin pie then you’re going to love this Pumpkin Pie Protein Cupcakes recipe!

Here is the recipe:

  • 1 Can (15 Ounces/425g) Pure Pumpkin
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup (2 Ounces) Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk (or Regular Milk/Other Milk Substitute)
  • 6 Tablespoons (42g) Coconut Flour
  • 2 Scoops (60g) Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 2 Teaspoons (8g) Light Brown Sugar
  • 4 1/2 Tablespoons (27g) Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 5.3 Ounces (150g) Pumpkin Greek Yogurt (or Vanilla/Plain)
  • 1/3 Cup Sweetener
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:

  • Calories: 1002
  • Fat: 26g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Sodium: 861mg
  • Carbs: 105g
  • Fiber: 27g
  • Sugar: 48g
  • Protein: 87g

Calories in each cupcake (if you make 12):

  • Calories: 83
  • Fat: 2.1g
  • Saturated Fat: .9g
  • Sodium: 71.7mg
  • Carbs: 8.7g
  • Fiber: 2.2g
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Protein: 7.2g

Combine all of your ingredients into a food processor or blender aside from 3 Tablespoons (18g) Graham Cracker Crumbs. Process/blend everything together. Take out 12 silicone cups or a cupcake pan and coat them/it with some non-stick cooking spray. Evenly distribute your mix into your silicone cups or pan. Top your cupcakes with the 3 Tablespoons (18g) Graham Cracker Crumbs you left aside. Bake on 350°F/176°C for 25:00-30:00. Mouthgasm!

Tips:

  • Top them with some Greek yogurt (whatever flavor you want)!

About the author

Derek Howes

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.

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