Savory Sweet Potato Muffins

Savory Sweet Potato Muffins – slightly sweet, easy to make, and the perfect side dish to add to your Thanksgiving meal! 

Fluffy Savory Sweet Potato Muffins - Healthier ingredients, and full of flavor. My FAVORITE side to any fall dinner recipe! | asimplepalate.com

If you are looking for a side dish for your meal or even Thanksgiving dinner – these sweet potato muffins are the perfect addition to any hearty meal. All you need are simple baking ingredients and sweet potato puree or cooked sweet potato.

Fluffy Savory Sweet Potato Muffins - Healthier ingredients, and full of flavor. My FAVORITE side to any fall dinner recipe! | asimplepalate.com

Today, we are going to set aside the pumpkin and try these out, ya’ll. They are absolutely delicious too! And are the perfect bite to add as any side to your favorite fall dinner recipe. I also am obsessed with sweet potatoes.

Rather than a “dessert” type of muffin, I wanted one that is just as delicious, but a savory addition to a meal. Also made with healthier ingredients and as little sugar as possible. I think my husband is completely obsessed with them! Which, hey, is my goal to ANY recipe.

These muffins turned out to be everything I was shooting for – fluffy, moist and not dense, slightly sweet and satisfying in every way!

Fluffy Savory Sweet Potato Muffins - Healthier ingredients, and full of flavor. My FAVORITE side to any fall dinner recipe! | asimplepalate.com

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Fluffy Savory Sweet Potato Muffins - Healthier ingredients, and full of flavor. My FAVORITE side to any fall dinner recipe! | asimplepalate.com

Savory Sweet Potato Muffins

Servings 12 muffins
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Savory Sweet Potato Muffins that are easy to make and the perfect addition to any meal! 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy side dish, muffins, savory muffins
Calories: 149 kcal
Author: A Simple Palate

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour (for gf use 1-to-1 gluten free flour blend)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups pureed sweet potato (2-3 medium sized sweet potatoes)

Instructions

  1. For sweet potato puree, peel and cut sweet potato into fourths. You can also boil sweet potatoes whole, I just cut mine up a bit to allow them to cook faster.

  2. Bring water to a boil in medium pot, add sweet potato and on a low boil let them cook for 10 minutes or until they are soft (test with fork). When softened, drain water and blend sweet potatoes in high powered blender until texture is smooth.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 F. In electric mixer add brown sugar, vanilla, coconut oil, eggs, sweet potato and cinnamon and mix until incorporated. Add baking powder, baking soda, salt, flour and mix.

  4. In a greased muffin pan, use an ice cream scooper and add muffin mixture to tins. If you have just a regular spoon fill muffin tins 3/4 of the way with batter. Let cook for 13-15 minutes until golden brown and you can stick with a tooth pick. Let cool and ENJOY!

Recipe Notes

Make this recipe even better by drizzling with honey or honey cinnamon butter! For the special butter: Just add a pinch of cinnamon, drizzle of honey to a few Tbsp of butter. MIX and spread! Seriously DELISH!

Ingredient Notes:
For GF, use Bob's Red Mill 1-to-1 Gluten Free Flour

Nutrition Facts
Savory Sweet Potato Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 149 Calories from Fat 77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.6g 13%
Cholesterol 51.3mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 14.6g 5%
Protein 3g 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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