Sweet Potato and Orange Muffins


  • 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 cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup mashed sweet potatoes (cooked from fresh or canned and
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup grated carrot
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 400 °F. Lightly grease 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, egg,
    orange juice, carrots and vanilla. Mix well.
  4. Add dry ingredients to liquid ingredients. Stir gently until flour is
  5. Fill muffin tins 3/4 full. Bake 20 minutes or until tops are browned and bounce back when touched lightly in the center.
    Cool 5 minutes and loosen around the edge of each muffin to remove from tins.
  6. Cool completely then store in an air-tight container at room temperature.
Laura Mariano

Written by Laura Mariano

Laura Mariano is a food blogger who founded Recipes By Gymonset.com to make cooking easier. Growing up on a farm in Spain, Laura was inspired by exquisite dishes prepared using simple ingredients. Laura Mariano is particularly known for making anyone can cook.

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