But I Don’t LIKE Sweet PotatoesBy
I found this recipe recently and adapted it to make it healthier. Here’s what I came up with!
Sweet Potato Streusel Muffins
2 cups whole wheat flour
2 t. baking powder
1 t. nutmeg
1/2 t. sea salt
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup raisins (optional)
1 cup mashed sweet potato*
1/2 cup milk
3 T. melted butter
3 T. sucanat/rapadura (dehydrated cane sugar juice) or brown sugar
1 T. butter, softened
2 T. chopped nuts (optional)
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg in a bowl. Add honey, raisins, eggs, sweet potato, milk and butter. Stir until just mixed. Scoop into 15 paper lined muffin cups.
In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients. Sprinkle evenly over each muffin. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
*To make mashed sweet potatoes:
Scrub two medium sweet potatoes. Stab them each with a knife, then place them in a glass baking dish. Cover and bake for 1 hour or until the potato is very tender. Allow potatoes to cool a few minutes, then carefully peel them. Mash the potatoes with a fork or potato masher.
You’ve gotta love a recipe that makes your house smell like everything your house is supposed to smell like in the fall! And, a recipe that helps you get sweet potatoes into your kids. And, a recipe that makes something simple that tastes so good!!
p.s. I know a lot of you have never heard of rapadura or sucanat and want to know why I use it instead of sugar. I’ll blog about it soon. Because I LOVE rapadura. Love it. Those of you who’ve tried it…do you love rapadura as much as I do? **UPDATE** I blogged about it here!!