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Simply-fied Sweet Potato Muffins

These delicious, sweet potato muffins are so easy, just mix and bake. Light, tender and aromatic, they make a perfect accompaniment for ham and roast turkey. Or bake a batch and enjoy as a snack or nutritious breakfast with a glass of milk or a café latte.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups Simply Potatoes® Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • 1/2 cup AllWhites® egg whites*
  • 1/2 cup nonfat milk
  • 1/4 cup canola or light olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, if desired


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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 recipe
Calories 186; Total Fat 7g; Saturated Fat 1g; Cholesterol 1mg; Sodium 285mg; Carbohydrate 26g; Dietary Fiber 2g; Protein 4g

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15 min

Prep Time

40 min