Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffins

These muffins are made from a delicious cake-like batter with the mild taste of sweet potatoes. Although they're not so sweet, they are infused with a well-balanced sweetness.


Sweet potatoes
200 g
Cake flour
150 g
Baking powder
7 g
Vegetable oil
10 g
20 g
10 g
Soy milk
100 g


1. To prepare the ingredients, thoroughly wash the sweet potatoes, then quarter or roughly chop into 5 mm pieces without removing the peel. Put in a sauce pan and fill with a little less water to cover the potatoes.
2. Cover with a lid, heat over high heat, then reduce to very low as soon as it comes to a boil. Remove from the heat after about 5 minutes, when the surface starts to become translucent, and the peel starts to loosen.
3. Drain in a colander. Now you have steam-cooked sweet potatoes. They are tasty eaten this way. Sift together the flour and baking powder.
4. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Add 2 tablespoon soy milk (not listed) to the sweet potatoes from Step 3, and mash. Leave it slightly lumpy.
5. Now for the batter! Combine the oil and sugar in a bowl and mix. Add the egg and mix well.
6. Add the honey and continue mixing. Next, little by little, in alternating batches, add the mashed sweet potatoes from Step 4, the soy milk, and flour, as follows:
7. First, add 1/2 of the sweet potatoes, then 1/2 of the soy milk, then the rest of the sweet potatoes, then 1/2 of the flour, then the rest of the soy milk, ending with the rest of the flour. Stir well with each addition until you add the flour, then stir just to combine, being careful not to over-mix.
8. Bake for 25 minutes at 180°C, then they're done!
9. Regarding the sweetness: For those who dislike honey, use 30 g of sugar.
10. Regarding the sweetness: This recipe makes moderately sweet muffins. To make them sweet, try using 40 g sugar, or 30 g sugar with 10 g honey, or 20 g of sugar and 20 g of honey.

Story Behind this Recipe

I was inspired!
After all, it's autumn.
These not-so-sweet muffins feature the gentle flavor of the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes.