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Sweet Potato Muffins with Maple Syrup & Pumpkin Seeds

October 07, 2014 1 min read 2 Comments

Sweet Potato Muffins with Maple Syrup & Pumpkin Seeds

These original muffins are perfect to whip up in the fall season. The spices and seasonings offer the perfect complement to the sweet potato flavour.

  1/2 cup coconut oil w/ butter ghee, melted OR ½ cup melted butter
1/2 cup sucanat
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. baking powder
1-14oz can sweet potato pureeOR 1¾ cup cooked, mashed sweet potato
2 eggs
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
2 cups spelt flour

Topping:
1 tbsp. maple syrup
2 tbsp. pumpkin seeds  

In a large mixing bowl, beat together melted coconut oil w/ ghee butter, maple syrup, sucanat, eggs, vanilla, and sweet potato puree. Sift in spices, baking powder, and spelt flour. Stir to combine with a wooden spoon. There shouldn't be any lumps. Transfer into muffin tins, lined with large paper liners. In a small bowl, combine pumpkin seeds with maple syrup. Stir and place a few pumpkin seeds on top of each muffin.

Bake at 375°F for 15-20 minutes or until knife comes out clean when inserted into muffin. Enjoy! - By: Sandy Pomeroy
Katie Mitton
Katie Mitton

Katie has worked in the natural health & wellness industry for over 10 years and is currently studying to become a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. She is passionate about eating #feelgood food and recognized that this might look different for each and every person. She truly believes that in a healthy lifestyle, you can have your cake and eat your kale, too! Follow her on Instagram @katielmitts


2 Responses

Katie
Katie

June 21, 2016

Hi Norah,
You could try making these with gluten-free flour blend, though I am not sure if they would turn out the same. We have some gluten free muffin recipes though, like our Morning Glory Muffins!

Norah Prince
Norah Prince

May 23, 2016

How to make these gluten free?

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