*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            SWEET POTATO MUFFINS
 
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 Serving Size  : 24   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/4   c            Sugar -- plus:
    2       tb           Sugar
    1 1/4   c            Mashed cooked sweet potatoes
                         -OR yams (fresh or canned)
      1/2   c            Butter -- room temperature
    2       lg           Eggs -- room temperature
    1 1/2   c            Flour
    2       ts           Baking powder
    1       t            Cinnamon
      1/4   ts           Nutmeg
      1/4   ts           Salt
    1       c            Milk
      1/2   c            Chopped raisins
      1/4   c            Chopped walnuts or pecans
      1/4   ts           Cinnamon
 
   Thoroughly grease 24 muffin cups or prepare with paper
   liners.  Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
   
   Beat 1-1/4 cups sugar, sweet potatoes and butter until
   smooth.  Add eggs and blend well.
   
   Sift together flour, baking powder, spices and salt.
   Add alternately with milk to sweet potato mixture,
   stirring just to blend; do not overmix.
   
   Fold in raisins and nuts.  Spoon into muffin cups.
   Mix remaining sugar with cinnamon and sprinkle over
   muffins.  Bake until muffins test done, about 25 to 30
   minutes.  Serve warm.
   
   Muffins may be frozen and reheated.
   
   * Source: Christiana Cambell’s Tavern (Williamsburg,
   Virginia) * Favorite Restaurant Recipes (ISBN:
   0-89535-100-5) * Typos by: Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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