Sweet Potato Muffins
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
1 1/4 cups cooked Sweet Potatoes, mashed (from fresh or canned, drained)
2 eggs, beaten
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup chopped pecans
Cinnamon Sugar (mix 3 tablespoons granulated Sugar with 1
teaspoon ground cinnamon)
Cream butter, sugar and sweet potatoes
until smooth. Add eggs, blend well.
Sift flour, baking powder, spices together.
Add dry ingredients alternately with milk
to sweet potato / egg batter. Don’t overmix.
Fold in raisins and nuts.
Grease muffin pans add batter. Sprinkle about
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon sugar on top of each
muffin before baking.
Bake at 400 degrees F for 25 minutes.
Makes 18 large muffins.