“Sweet Potato Casserole” Muffins
 
 
The comforting flavor of the classic holiday dish, in the form of a muffin.
Serves: 24 standard muffins
Ingredients
  • 3 c flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 c sugar
  • 14 oz (1⅓ c) sweet potato puree
  • ½ c plain apple sauce
  • ½ c extra virgin olive oil (or vegetable oil)
For the Topping
  • 1 c pecans
  • ¼ c flour
  • ¼ c cold butter, cut into pieces
  • ¾ c brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
Instructions
  1. To begin, preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line two standard muffin tins with papers, set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, salt and spices. Stir them together and set aside.
  3. In your mixing bowl, beat the eggs. Add in the sugar, sweet potato, apple sauce and evoo. Mix well. Add in the dry mixture and mix until just combined. Scoop the batter into the muffin tins.
  4. For the toppings, combine all of the ingredients in a food processor, and pulse together until it comes together in a doughy, crumbly mixture. Sprinkle about a tablespoon or so over the top of each muffin.
  5. Bake 18-20 minutes or until they test done with a toothpick. Cool a few minutes on a rack.
  6. Enjoy!
Recipe by Cosmopolitan Cornbread at http://cosmopolitancornbread.com/sweet-potato-casserole-muffins/