Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Sweet Potato Date Muffins

1 3/4 c whole wheat flour
1 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
3/4 t cinnamon
1/4 t allspice
Pinch of salt
3/4 c roasted mashed sweet potato*
1/2 c apple sauce
1/3 c molasses**
1/3 c milk
1 large egg
1/2 c chopped dates

Preheat oven to 400. Grease muffin tins. Combine first 6 dry ingredients in a bowl. You can add some milled flax seed if you want. Whisk the sweet potato, apple sauce, molasses milk and egg. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet. Do not over mix. Mix the dates in. Spoon batter into prepared tin. Bake about 20 minutes for large muffins and 12-15 for mini muffins.

*Roasting the sweet potato will give you a much sweeter potato than boiling it. You could boil, or microwave it, but the muffins won't be as sweet.

**These had a very molasses taste. I think the molasses could easily be replaced in full or in part with maple syrup and/or honey.

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