Sweet Potato and Orange Muffins


Recipe Source: Recipe and photo from www.FoodHero.org

 

Number of servings:18

Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 30 min

 

Ingredients:

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup whole wheat flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1⁄2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1⁄2 teaspoon ground allspice

1 can (16 ounce) sweet potatoes (yams), drained

2⁄3 cup brown sugar, packed

2 eggs

1 cup orange juice

1 carrot, shredded

1 teaspoon vanilla

 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly oil muffin tins for 18 muffins.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice.
  3. In a large bowl, mash sweet potatoes. Add brown sugar, eggs, orange juice, carrots and vanilla. Mix well.
  4. Add dry ingredients to liquid ingredients and mix well.
  5. Fill muffin tins 2/3 full. Bake 15-20 minutes, until tops are brown. Let cool and remove from tins.
  6. Cool completely then store in an air-tight container at room temperature.
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