Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffins
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A surprising way to use a sweet potato! This muffin has a maple flavored glaze.
30 min
Prep Time
50 min
Total Time
12 muffins

Ingredients

Muffins

2/3 cup
sugar
1/3 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
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

Glaze

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

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 12-cup muffin pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Combine sugar and butter in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Combine powdered sugar, maple flavoring and enough milk for desired glazing consistency. Spread or drizzle glaze onto warm muffins. Serve warm.

Recipe Tips

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

Nutrition Facts (1 muffin)

Calories
190
Cholesterol
30mg
Carbohydrates
15g
Protein
13g
Fat
9g
Sodium
620mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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