Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Sweet Potato Muffins


Ingredients:
  • Sweet potato – 1
  • All purpose flour – 2 cups
  • Brown sugar – ½ cup
  • Baking powder – 1½Teaspoons
  • Baking soda – 1 Teaspoon
  • Eggs - 2
  • Salt – ½ Teaspoon
  • Cinnamon – ½ Teaspoon
  • Ground nutmeg – ½ Teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil or butter – 1/3 cup
  • Grated orange rind – 1 Tablespoon
  • Orange juice – ¾ cup
  • Mixed nuts (chopped walnuts and pecans) – 1/3 cup
Method:
  • Pressure cook sweet potato and let it cool. Remove outer skin and mash sweet potato until smooth.
  • In large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk in eggs, oil and orange rind and juice until smooth. Pour over flour mixture; stir just until combined.
  • Now add mashed sweet potato, mix slightly. Then scoop into paper-lined or greased muffin cups.
  • Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until a toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 5 minutes. Remove from pan and let it cool.
 Source – Canadianliving.com

  
I am glad to inform you all that I have won the Tetley’s giveaway at Torview. I sincerely thank Akheela and Tetley for the great event.

40 comments:

  1. Muffins looks absolutely super delicious and yummy..Congrats for winning the giveaway..

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  2. Excellent muffins! I have never had muffins made with sweet potatoes. Would really love to try!

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  3. Congrats for your win Veni! Muffins look delicious!

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  4. Congarts on winning giveaway..Muffins looks spongy and yummy..Dear you have forgot to mention number of eggs used. (in ingredient section)

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  5. Thanks Jyoti, now i have added eggs.

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  6. muffins hv come out perfect...looks deliciously yum

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  7. Congrats on your win dear.. muffins look awesome!

    US Masala

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  8. congratulations on ur win! the muffins look delicious!

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  9. Very nutitious muffins,Do u know sweet potato is one of the seven foods that kids should eat, loaded with so many nuterients.I made a batch of muffins two years back, but somehow didnt post it, it in my archives.Your post reminded me of that.
    Happy new year

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  10. I just love the combo, sweet potato and orange juice. Yummy!

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  11. வாழ்த்துகள் கிருஷ்ணவேனி...சூப்பர்ப்...

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  12. Yummy muffins,Congrats and Happy New Year Veni.

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  13. good one..looks yumm..i just tried making cake using potatoes..

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  14. nice idea to use up sweet potato...the recipe is very interesting with the spice and nuts...

    Wish you a Happy New Year!!

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  15. Congrats on your win and muffins looks lovely .Unique combo -I like it

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  16. looks yummy,never thought of using sweet potato this way...great idea...

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  17. Muffin looks sooooooooo tempting...! first time here..following you !

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  18. Congrats Dear,muffin comeout perfect...Love that pretty doll.

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  19. very new to me and looks lovely dear..... love it...

    Event: Dish Name Starts with E
    Learning-to-cook
    Regards,
    Akila

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  20. Wow congrats.....muffins luks fabulous...

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  21. delicious looking muffins congratulations Krishnaveni enjoy

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  22. congrats krishnaveni.muffins looks yummy.

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  23. Back here after a very long vacation..Happy new year!!mufffins look so perfect and delicious..

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  24. muffins look very very tasty..

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  25. Wishing you Successful New year in 2011.,

    Congrats on yr winning Veni.,Nice Muffins

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  26. Congrats dear!
    cute muffins!

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  27. Congrats dear!
    cute muffins..

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  28. Congrats for winning the giveaway..delicious looking muffins!!

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  29. Awesome muffins. Happy New Year!

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  30. Muffin looks delicious and perfect! The toy looks beautiful! Congrats for winning the giveaway!

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  31. Olá, amiga!
    Passei para rever seu cantinho, desejar uma semana cheia de luz, paz e inspiração para criar outras receitas deliciosas como essa desse post.
    Bom domingo!
    Bj♥s
    Brasil ♥

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  32. Nice muffins
    congrats kirshnaveni.
    Happy new year

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  33. what a great idea for sweet potatoes!

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  34. congrats girl, and muffins look delicious..

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  35. Excellent muffins! I have never had muffins made with sweet potatoes.

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  36. Certainly one of the more creative recipes out there. thanks for sharing

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