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Sweet Potato and Orange Muffins
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Sweet Potato and Orange Muffins
Makes: 12 muffins
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
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Prep time: 10 minutesCooking time: 20 minutesTotal time: 30 minutes


2⁄3 cup
all-purpose flour
2⁄3 cup
whole wheat flour
1 1⁄2 teaspoons
baking powder
1 1⁄4 teaspoons
baking soda
3⁄4 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1⁄4 teaspoon
ground nutmeg
3⁄4 cup
sweet potatoes (yams), cooked or canned/drained
1⁄3 cup
brown sugar
egg, lightly beaten
2⁄3 cup
orange juice
1⁄4 cup
carrot, grated
3⁄4 teaspoon


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly oil muffin tins for 12 muffins.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine sweet potatoes, brown sugar, eggs, orange juice, carrots and vanilla. Mix well.
  4. Add dry ingredients to liquid ingredients. Stir gently until flour is just moistened.
  5. Fill muffin tins 3/4 full. Bake 20 minutes or until tops are browned and bounce back when touched lightly in the center.
  6. Cool 5 minutes and loosen around the edge of each muffin to remove from tins.
  7. Cool completely then store in an air-tight container at room temperature.
Serving Size: 
1 muffin
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