Sweet Potato Muffins

These Sweet Potato Muffins are made with real sweet potatoes that have been roasted & pureed. They're topped with a cinnamon streusel and finished with an icing drizzle

Makes:  16 muffins Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 1 hour


– Sweet potatoes – Milk – All-purpose flour – Baking soda – Baking powder – Ground cinnamon – Salt

– Ground nutmeg – Ground ginger – Ground cloves – Light brown sugar – Granulated sugar – Large eggs – Vegetable oil – Vanilla extract

Streusel & Icing Ingredients:

STREUSEL: – All-purpose flour – Light brown sugar – Ground cinnamon – Butter

ICING: –Confectioners' sugar – Milk – Salt

Preheat oven to 400 & line baking sheet with foil. Add sweet potatoes & pierce all over with fork.

Roast Potatoes

Bake for 45-60 mins, until skin is wrinkled & they're fork tender. Remove from oven & lower temp to 375.

Roast Potatoes

Peel skin off potatoes & place in a blender with milk. Process until smooth. Measure out 2 cups of puree and then remove 2 Tbsp.

Puree Potatoes

 In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, ginger, & cloves.

Make Batter

In a separate bowl, stir together sweet potato puree, brown sugar, granulated sugar, eggs, vegetable oil, milk, & vanilla until combined.

Make Batter

 Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients & stir until just combined, taking care not to over-mix.

Make Batter

In a small bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, & cinnamon. Cut butter into flour mixture until pea-size clumps form.

Make Streusel

Line 16 standard-size muffin cups with papers & spoon batter into each almost all the way to the top.

Bake Muffins

Sprinkle cinnamon streusel over each.

Bake Muffins

Bake for 20 mins, until a toothpick stuck into the center comes out clean. Let muffins cool completely.

Bake Muffins

 In a small bowl, whisk together confectioners' sugar, milk, and salt until well combined.

Make Icing

Once muffins are cooled, drizzle icing over them.

Drizzle Muffins

Sweet potato muffins make the best breakfast treat or a delicious afternoon snack with hot coffee or tea all fall & winter long!