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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

    1. 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.


    1. 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!


      1. If there is a farmers market like Sprouts nearby, you can just buy a cup of flour instead of a whole pre-packaged bag. It’s about $2.99 a pound, so the cup will set you back $0.75 πŸ™‚


        1. 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. 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


    1. 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™‚


    1. 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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