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Sweet Potato and Cinnamon Muffins

FC Sweet Potato WEB VERSION

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Featuring Cavendish Farms® FlavourCrisp® Sweet Potato Fries


Ingredients
Topping 
3 tbspsugar
1 tspground cinnamon
  
Muffins 
4 cupsFlavourCrisp Sweet Potato Fries, frozen
1¾ cupsall purpose flour
 ½ tspground cinnamon
 ½ tspnutmeg, freshly grated
2 tspbaking powder
 ½ tspsalt
2eggs
 ½ cupsugar
 ½ cupcanola oil
 ½ cupmilk
 ½ tsporange zest
 ¾ cuporange juice, freshly squeezed
 ¾ cuppecans, chopped

 


Directions
  1. Topping
    In a small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon and set aside.

    Muffins
    Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease 12 standard muffin cups with butter or non-stick cooking spray.
    2. In a saucepan, boil 2 cups of water. Add the frozen Cavendish FlavourCrisp Sweet Potato Fries. Cook over medium-high until tender, 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat and drain.
    3. Place cooked potatoes in a food processor and pulse gently until slightly fluffy. Transfer potatoes to a bowl and let cool to room temperature.
    4. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, and salt.
    5. In another bowl, combine eggs, sugar, oil, milk, zest and orange juice. Whisk together for 1 minute. Add sweet potatoes and beat until completely blended. Slowly add in flour mixture until evenly moistened.
    6. Fold pecans into mixture until evenly distributed.
    7. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups and sprinkle with topping.
    8. Place muffin pan into oven for 20-25 minutes.
    9. Transfer pan to wire rack and let cool for 5 minutes.

 

Serves – 12