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Sweet Potato Muffin Recipe

Looking for the best sweet potato muffin recipe? Our healthy muffins feature festive spices, pecans and ginger. Perfect for the holidays!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, canadian
Keyword: Sweet Potato Muffin, Sweet Potato Muffin Recipe, Sweet Potato Muffins
Servings: 18
Calories: 309kcal

Equipment

  • oven
  • muffin tins
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • Mixing bowls
  • Wooden spoon or spatula

Ingredients

  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 cup White sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup Canola oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Sweet Potato mashed
  • 3/4 cups Rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup Ground flaxseed
  • 2 cups All purpose flour
  • 1 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 cups Raisins
  • 1 cup Pecans chopped
  • 1/2 cup Candied ginger chopped

Instructions

  • In a medium sized mixing bowl beat eggs then add sugars, oil, vanilla extract and mashed sweet potato until well combined.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine oats, flax, flours, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda, salt and raisins.
  • Form a well in the dry ingredients and add wet ingredients. With a wooden spoon or spatula, gently fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients until a moist batter forms.
  • Scoop Sweet Potato Muffin batter into greased muffin tins and sprinkle with chopped pecans and candied ginger.
  • Bake muffins at 375F for 15-20 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 48.2g | Protein: 4.5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1.2g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 290mg | Potassium: 354mg | Fiber: 3.1g | Sugar: 26.3g | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 3mg