Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffins

A surprising way to use a sweet potato! This muffin has a maple flavored glaze.

30 min. prep time
12 muffins
000 Ratings



2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2/3 cup milk
1 large (1 1/2 cups) sweet potato, peeled, finely shredded
2/3 cup chopped walnuts


1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon maple flavoring
3 to 4 teaspoons milk


Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 12-cup muffin pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside. 

Combine sugar and butter in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. 

Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg in bowl. Stir into butter mixture alternately with milk, mixing until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in sweet potato and walnuts. 

Divide batter evenly among prepared muffin cups. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove to cooling rack. 

Combine powdered sugar, maple flavoring and enough milk for desired glazing consistency. Spread or drizzle glaze onto warm muffins. Serve warm.

Recipe Tip

A food processor makes quick work of grating the sweet potato.

Nutrition Facts (1 muffin)

Calories: 190

Fat: 9g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 620mg

Carbohydrates: 15g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 13g

Recipe #14950©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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