Muffin recipes are something we all desire to have, no matter if they’re sweet or salty. They are all very delicious and if they are made with some good ingredients, they can also bring lots of health benefits. The sweet potato is one of the ingredients which is very rich in beneficial compounds and it can be used in various recipes!
Here, we’re going to present you a recipe for muffins that will be best if they’re served with sweet maple syrup. Their aroma is earthy and sweet. Sweet potatoes are abundant in various health benefits.
Why You Should Eat More Sweet Potato
The muffins we’re about to present you here have an amazing taste, as we already mentioned, but they’re also abundant in antioxidants, so they’ll help us reduce any type of inflammation.
Sweet potatoes contain plenty of beta-carotene which is excellent in the fight of the free radicals. They can affect our DNA and cause various cell mutations which can later lead to the appearance of cancer.
Sweet potatoes also contain another anti-inflammatory nutrient called anthocyanin. It is the one that provides the color. Sweet potatoes can help us against chronic, but also acute inflammations.
Take a look at our delicious recipe for sweet potato muffins! We’re sure that you and your family are going to love them!
Sweet Potato Muffins
- ¾ of a cup of canned coconut milk (try to find organic)
- 1 tablespoon of baking powder
- 3 organic free-range eggs that you’ll beat lightly
- 1 sweet potato, roasted (1 cup, packed) – make sure it’s organic
- 1 teaspoon of ginger (ground)
- ¼ of a cup of organic coconut flour
- 1 cup of organic brown rice flour
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil (try to find organic)
- 1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon
- ½ a cup of maple syrup (make sure it’s organic)
- ½ a teaspoon of pink Himalayan salt
- ⅛ of a teaspoon of ground cloves
- ⅛ of a teaspoon of nutmeg (ground)
First, you have to pre-heat your oven to 400℉. Put a little bit of oil into a 12-hole muffin tray.
When the oven is heated, then poke the sweet potato to make holes. Then, put it on the middle rack of the oven. Cook it for 60 minutes or until you’re sure that it is very soft. When it is done, take it out and leave it to cool down.
When you’re certain that it’s cooled, remove its skin. Put the flesh in a bowl. The skin can be eaten as a snack or thrown away. It also contains an abundance of vitamins.
Into the bowl with the sweet potato, you should add the almond milk, maple syrup and olive oil. Stir everything well until you obtain a homogenous mixture. Then, put all the dry ingredients in another bowl and mix well. After this, combine them with the sweet potato mixture and mix everything well.
Fill every space of the muffin pan and make sure about ¾ of it is full. Put the pan on the middle rack in the oven. Cook the muffins for 30-35 minutes. You can try whether they’re baked with a knife in the middle of the muffin. It should come out clean.