Cindy’s Sweet Potato Morning Glory Muffins

This past weekend, as I sat on the bleachers watching the boy’s sectional swim meet, my dear friend, Cindy asked if I had taken the time to make her Sweet Potato Morning Glory Muffins. I thought about it for a minute and said I wasn’t even sure that she gave me the recipe. She said that I had “liked” it on her Facebook page so I must have seen the recipe. Well, shortly after I arrived home, I asked M if she might be interested in making the muffins for her lunchbox this week. She agreed that the recipe sounded great. Last night, after her distance track practice, M threw together the ingredients for these delicious muffins. Wow, they are incredibly delicious! We packed them in an air-tight container so that, hopefully, she will have them for the rest of the school week. Thanks, Cindy, for a fabulous recipe! It’s a keeper!

Cindy’s Sweet Potato Morning Glory Muffins

3/4 cup almond flour
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp baking powder
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup mashed sweet potato
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup honey
1/8 cup shredded carrot

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine almond flour, cinnamon, and baking powder in a large mixing bowl; mix well. Add remaining ingredients and mix just until thoroughly blended.
Coat muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray (or use paper liners) and divide batter among 18 mini muffin cups.
Bake for 11- 13 minutes or until muffins are cooked all the way through.
Allow to cool before serving.


21 thoughts on “Cindy’s Sweet Potato Morning Glory Muffins

    • These are delicious! You can substitute pumpkin for sweet potato and cranberries for raisins. I also like almond extract instead if vanilla. All make for a moist and delicious recipe.


    • You could substitute whole wheat flour too. I understand your concern about the almond flour. It is quite pricey. Especially for a student on a fixed budget. Try another type of flour if need be. Enjoy!


        • You are lucky to have such a resource close by! That’s so wonderful. I’ll have to look for something similar in my area. Thank you for your valued comment! Have a great day!


  1. Joanna says:

    MMMmmm, these sound so good! Minus the nuts. We don’t do nuts in bread and muffins around here… πŸ™‚ Other than that this recipe sounds divine!! πŸ™‚ xo


    • These muffins are really delicious. The sweet potato adds a layer of sweetness to the batter that’s really wonderful. Hope you have a chance to try them! Thanks for stopping by! πŸ™‚


    • Well, M certainly thinks they are, Shanna. She’s made them quite a few times in the short period of time that Cindy shared her recipe.
      Hope all is well with you and your lovely family! 😊


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