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Sweet Potato Orange Muffins

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Sweet Potato Orange Muffins

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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bake, dairy free, muffins, oranges, sweet potatoes, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 16 muffins
Calories: 113kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 standard cupcake liners
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 3 medium sweet potato
  • 2 cup flour, whole wheat
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 4 large egg white
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line muffin pan with paper liners.
  • Grate carrot and set aside.
  • Poke sweet potatoes with a fork a few times each and microwave on high for 5 minutes or until soft. 
  • Cut open cooked potatoes, scoop out the flesh into a large bowl, mash, and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and spices.
  • Add brown sugar, egg whites, orange juice, carrot, and vanilla to mashed potatoes and mix well.
  • Add dry ingredients to sweet potato mixture and stir just until combined.
  • Fill muffin cups 3/4 full with batter and bake for 15-20 minutes or until tops are brown.
  • Cool slightly before removing from pan, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely before serving.
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Nutrition

Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Sodium: 190mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g

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2 Comments

Planning to make this week. Just wondering, why only use the egg whites vs. the whole egg?