SWEET POTATO MUFFINS WITH PECAN STREUSEL

  

October 9, 2017

SWEET POTATO MUFFINS WITH PECAN STREUSEL 5 0 5 0

Delicious, fragrant muffins packed with the wholesome goodness of sweet potatoes and pecans

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • 15 mins

    15 mins

  • Yields: 12

Ingredients

PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray

1 medium sweet potato

3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar, divided

1/2 cup chopped pecans

5 tablespoons Pure Wesson® Vegetable Oil, divided

1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 cup almond milk

1 egg

Directions

1Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 12-cup regular muffin pan with cooking spray; set aside. Pierce sweet potato with a fork 6 to 8 times; microwave on HIGH 5 minutes or until tender.

2Meanwhile, stir together 1/4 cup brown sugar, pecans and 1 tablespoon oil in small bowl until just moistened but still crumbly; set aside. In another small bowl stir together flour, remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; set aside.

3Carefully scoop flesh of sweet potato in blender container; discard skin. Add almond milk, egg and remaining 4 tablespoons oil; blend until smooth. Add dry ingredients to blender and blend just until moistened, scraping down sides as needed.

4Divide batter evenly between prepared muffin pan. Sprinkle with pecan mixture. Bake 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove and serve warm or cool completely on wire rack.

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