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sweet potato pie oatmeal muffins

"Sweet Potato Pie" Oatmeal Muffins

These Sweet Potato Oatmeal Muffins are incredibly moist and delicately sweet, with a flavor reminiscent of sweet potato pie.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 24 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 177 kcal
Author Robin Gagnon

Ingredients

  • 1 cup oatmeal Old Fashioned
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup oil I used canola
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk I used fat free
  • 1 cup grated raw sweet potato

Topping

  • 2 tbs. oatmeal
  • 2 tbs pecans chopped
  • 2 tbs light brown sugar
  • pinch of salt
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Put oatmeal in food processor and pulse until a flour-like consistency.
  3. Add flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger & cinnamon. Pulse to mix.
  4. In another bowl, beat egg. Then add vanilla, oil, brown sugar and evaporated milk, whisk to blend.
  5. Add the flour mixture, and mix well.
  6. Add the sweet potato and stir in, until evenly distributed.
  7. Spoon batter into baking cups, nearly full.
  8. In a small bowl mix the topping ingredients. Sprinkle generously on the muffins, you should have the right amount for about a dozen standard size muffins.
  9. Bake for 23-25 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
"Sweet Potato Pie" Oatmeal Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 215mg9%
Potassium 168mg5%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 1620IU32%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.