Place flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger in a commercial mixer (batch as needed). Using a paddle attachment, mix on low speed for 1 minute. Leave dry ingredients in mixer. Set aside for step 4.
Combine sugar and oil in a large bowl.
Add eggs and vanilla extract. Stir well.
Combine egg mixture with dry ingredients. Mix for 3–5 minutes on low speed. Batter will be lumpy. DO NOT OVERMIX.
Fold in pumpkin and raisins. Stir well.
Pour 2 qt (about 5 lb 10 oz) batter into a half steam table pan (12" x 10" x 2¹⁄2") lightly coated with pan release spray.For 25 servings, use 1 pan. For 50 servings, use 2 pans.
Bake until golden brown: Conventional oven: 350 °F for 40–45 minutes. Convection oven: 325 °F for 35–40 minutes.
Portion: Cut each pan 5 x 5 (25 pieces per pan). Serve 1 piece (about 2" x 2³⁄8").
Pumpkin Muffin Squares USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers
Amount Per Serving 1 piece
Calories 199Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Total Carbohydrates 31g10%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Total Sugars 17g19%
Vitamin D 1IU7%
Cooking Process #2: Same Day Service.For more information on meal components and crediting, please visit the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs.