Sweet Potato (Kumara) Muffins

Sweet Potato (Kumara) Muffins


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We have all heard of pumpkin scones - well now we have sweet potato muffins. Beautiful and moist they are wonderful warm or cold.


Serves: 12 

  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 225g sweet potato, cooked and mashed
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) olive oil
  • 80ml water
  • 1 1/2 cups (180g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 75g pecans, chopped

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Grease a muffin tin or line with paper muffin cases.
  2. In a large bowl mix eggs, sugar, sweet potato, oil and water.
  3. In a small bowl combine flour, cinnamon, bicarb soda, baking powder and salt.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients along with the nuts. Fold gently until just moistened.
  5. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until muffins test done. Do not over bake. Cool on cake rack.

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