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Cinnamon Sugar Sweet Potato Muffins

Cinnamon Sugar Sweet Potato Muffins

This recipe for white chocolate chip sweet potato muffins is great for the whole family. The kids love the sweet flavors and still get the nutritional value of sweet potatoes. This recipe for sweet potato muffins is also like sweet potato cupcakes! My toddler absolutely loves these too, they make great hand foods.

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I love making sweet potato muffins because they have a unique sweet flavor. The texture is dense and chewy and the white chocolate chips add an extra pop. Brown sugar adds another level to these sweet potato cupcakes. 

I also call these muffins sweet potato cupcakes because they’re delicious topped with frosting or whipped cream. Just too with your favorite flavor and serve for dessert. This recipe for sweet potato muffins is so simple. 

You only need a few easy common ingredients to make this recipe for sweet potato muffins. Ingredients such as 1 cup plan sweet potato purée. That’s approximately 1 small/medium sweet potato. It’s the perfect amount for growing toddlers!

Cupcakes made with yams are so simple to make.

recipe for sweet potato muffins For toddler

Other ingredients you need for sweet potato muffins 1/4 cup milk, 1 egg, and 1 tsp vanilla extract. Also 1.5 cup all purpose flour, 1 tsp baking powder, and 1/5 cup granulated sugar. 

Lastly you also need 1/5 cup brown sugar, 2 tbsp vegetable oil, and 1 cup white chocolate chips for sweet potato cupcake. The directions are very easy as well. 

Start making this recipe for sweet potato muffins by boiling 1 small/ medium sweet potato. Boil for approximately 15 to 20 minutes until you can easily puncture with a fork all the way through. You can peel the skin off before boiling or after, it doesn’t matter.

Drain the water and set the sweet potato aside to cool off. In a large mixing bowl combine all the dry ingredients for sweet potato muffins and whisk until thoroughly combined. 

As soon as your sweet potato is cooled off enough to touch, combine it with all wet ingredients in a separate mixing bowl and beat (on medium) with electric mixer until thoroughly combined.

Next add the sweet potato cupcake wet ingredients slowly into dry ingredients and beat with electric mixer (on slow/medium) until thoroughly combined. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease your muffin pan (12 count). Fill up the muffin pan 3/4 way up with muffin batter.

Bake sweet potato muffins for 12 minutes

Nutrition Facts for this recipe

Servings: 12

Amount per serving

Calories 231

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7.5g 10%

Saturated Fat 3.4g 17%

Cholesterol 19mg 6%

Sodium 24mg 1%

Total Carbohydrate 38.2g 14%

Dietary Fiber 0.9g 3%

Total Sugars 23g

Protein 3.3g

Vitamin D 1mcg 7%

Calcium 64mg 5%

Iron 1mg 5%

Potassium 193mg 4%

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Cinnamon Sugar Sweet Potato Muffins

These are the sweetest little cupcakes made with yams and white chocolate chips!
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword baking, best desserts, dessert, easy recipe, family recipes, Festive, kids, white chocolate
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 12 Muffins
Calories 231kcal
Author Anyreasonlife
Cost $7

Equipment

  • 12 count muffin pan

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sweet potato Purée approximately 1 small/medium sweet potato.
  • ¼ Cup milk
  • 1 Large egg
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla extract
  • cup all purpose flour
  • 1 Tsp baking powder
  • ½ Cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 Cup white chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Start making these muffins by boiling 1 small/ medium sweet potato – (for approximately 15 to 20 minutes until you can easily puncture with a fork all the way through) *you can peel the skin off before boiling or after, it doesn’t matter.
  • Drain the water and set the sweet potato aside to cool off 
  • In a large mixing bowl combine all the dry ingredients and whisk until thoroughly combined 
  • As soon as your sweet potato is cooled off enough to touch, combine it with all wet ingredients in a separate mixing bowl and beat (on medium) with electric mixer until thoroughly combined.
  • Next add the wet ingredients slowly into dry ingredients and beat with electric mixer (on slow/medium) until thoroughly combined 
  • Add the white chocolate chips and stir the batter with a large mixing spoon
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F 
  • Grease your muffin pan (12 count)
  • Fill up the muffin pan 3/4 way up with muffin batter
  • Bake for 12 minutes 

Notes

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 231
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.5g 10%
Saturated Fat 3.4g 17%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 24mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 38.2g 14%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 3%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 3.3g
Vitamin D 1mcg 7%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 193mg 4%

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