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Cinnamon Sweet Potato Muffins

 Cinnamon Sweet Potato Muffins
This is my own sweet potato muffin recipe, and I make it often. My five grandchildren think these are a delicious treat. —Christine Johnson, Ricetown, Kentucky
24 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups cold mashed sweet potatoes (without added butter or milk)
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar and cinnamon. In another
  • bowl, whisk the egg, sweet potatoes and oil. Stir into dry
  • ingredients just until moistened.
  • Fill greased muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 375° for 15-18
  • minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes
  • before removing from pans to wire racks. In a small bowl, combine
  • glaze ingredients; drizzle over warm muffins. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 muffin equals 225 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 133 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.