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Spiced Sweet Potato Muffins Recipe

Spiced Sweet Potato Muffins Recipe

Minced gingerroot and dried orange peel enhance the taste of these spiced muffins. I especially love the whipped ginger butter served with these holiday treats. —Susan Bracken, State College, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 3 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup cold mashed sweet potatoes (prepared without milk and butter)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • GINGER BUTTER:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, 1 cup sugar, orange peel, baking powder, ginger, salt and baking soda. In a small bowl, combine eggs and sweet potatoes; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Combine cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over batter.
  • 3. Bake at 400° for 16-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
  • 4. In a small bowl, combine the ginger butter ingredients. Serve with warm muffins. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 243 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 347mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein .

Reviews for Spiced Sweet Potato Muffins

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MY REVIEW
Emproper
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2015

"I needed to use some butternut squash puree that was in the freezer and some gingerroot that I had candied. This was perfect."

MY REVIEW
Maddi03
Reviewed May. 17, 2015

"I loved this recipie and halving it is great

But it stuck to the path pans I used
And it's not overly sweet and I made cinnamon butter instead of ginger and it tasted awesome??"

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Finnladi
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2012

"Very easy great use for left over sweet potatoes. Not overly sweet."

MY REVIEW
yooperDeborahJoy
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2010

"My husband and I loved these!"

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