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Heart Healthy Sweet Potato Muffins
These delicious, sweet potato muffins are wonderfully light, tender and aromatic and have just 186 calories each. Have one with a glass of nonfat milk for a nutritious breakfast, bake some for grab-and-go snacks or serve as a delicious side with soups, ham or turkey.
Preparation: 15 minutes
Baking: 20 minutes
Cooling: 5 minutes
Time-To-Table: 40 minutes
Instructions:1. Heat oven to 400°F. Grease the bottoms of 12 muffin cups**.
2. Mix flours, sugar, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and salt in medium bowl.
3. Lightly beat sweet potatoes, AllWhites egg whites, milk, and oil in a large bowl until well blended.
4. Gradually stir dry ingredients into sweet potato mixture, mixing just until dry ingredients are evenly moistened. Stir in pecans.
5. Evenly fill muffin cups***. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until browned around edges and a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan.
Tips & Substitutions:*Better’n Eggs® may be substituted.
** Spoon the batter into mini muffin cups (you can get 24 from a single batch of batter) for perfect lunch box treats.
*** For a final touch of sweet crunch, sprinkle batter with a dusting of raw or turbinado sugar.