Dessert Recipes

Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffins



Sweet Potato Muffins

Serves: 12


1 cup sweet potato cooked peeled and mashed
1/2 cup brown sugar packed
1 egg beaten
3 egg whites
1/3 cup calcium fortified orange juice
1 teaspoon orange zest
2 to 1/2 cups King Arthur flour sifted
1 to 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground mace
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cranberries
1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Preheat oven to 350 F. In a large mixing bowl, mix together mashed sweet potato, brown sugar, eggs, orange juice, and orange zest.

Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and mace, and stir into the sweet potato mixture. Add in cranberries and nuts.

Spray a standard muffin tin with cooking spray and spoon the batter into the cups. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cool on a rack and serve.