Delicious, fragrant muffins packed with the wholesome goodness of sweet potatoes and pecans.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray 12-cup regular muffin pan with cooking spray; set aside. Pierce sweet potato with a fork 6 to 8 times; microwave on HIGH 5 minutes or until tender.
Meanwhile, stir together 1/4 cup brown sugar, pecans and 1 tablespoon oil in small bowl until just moistened but still crumbly; set aside. In another small bowl stir together flour, remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; set aside.
Carefully scoop flesh of sweet potato in blender container; discard skin. Add almond milk, egg and remaining 4 tablespoons oil; blend until smooth. Add dry ingredients to blender and blend just until moistened, scraping down sides as needed.
Divide batter evenly between prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle with pecan mixture. Bake 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove and serve warm or cool completely on wire rack.
Per Serving: 217 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 30.6g; fat 9.8g; cholesterol 15.5mg; sodium 205.3mg.
The quality of the flour could make a real difference to your bread. Different makers do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are bet higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal bread , which doesn’t always rise as well as clear bread.
To made this in a breadmaker , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
A bread first rising can be make in the fridge 24 hours . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can start it night before , then clear it off the next day.