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Super Easy Pumpkin Muffins

So, everyone has heard of the pumpkin muffin trick to mix one can of pure pumpkin with one box of spice cake mix, right?  It is a completely obvious thing that you can't graduate from college without knowing?  Well, no one told me about this little gem before this fall, so of course once I found out about it I felt a need to make them every 3 days.  Same goes for soda cupcakes, but I will write about those some other time. 

My dog Buster had a playdate with his buddy from down the street (yes, you read that right), so I figured that I shouldn't show up empty handed.  Pumpkin muffins were in order. 

The muffins ended up yummy but especially on the second try when I added in brown sugar. 

So, essentially, this is what you do: Mix one box of spice cake mix with one can of pure pumpkin and mix them up.  It is a very thick batter, but don't give up or add liquids.  It will work out, I promise!  Once they are in the muffin pan you sprinkle each muffin with brown sugar.  Then bake the muffins just like they tell you to on the box.  Easy, right?!

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