Sweet Potato Muffins with Pecan Struesel

 

Muffins don't always have to be made with fruit, vegetables like sweet potatoes work nicely too.  Most recipes call for using cooked sweet potatoes, I am saving some preparation time with this recipe by adding grated sweet potatoes. 

Sweet Potato Muffins
Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffins with Pecan Struesel

by Inspired by the Seasons

  • 1 c sweet potato, grated
  • 3/4 c vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 c granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 T butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 1/2 c all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder

For the topping:

In a small bowl, combine 1/4 c brown sugar, 1/2 c flour, 1/4 c finely chopped pecans, then pout 1/4 c of melted butter over it.  Stir until it is a crumbly mixture. 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Line a muffin tin with paper liners or grease well.

In a small bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder.  

In a large bowl, stir together eggs, butter and yogurt.  Add dry ingredients and and sweet potatoes, stir to combine.  

Distribute batter evenly in muffin tin.  Add topping to each cup.  Bake 18-20 minutes. They are done when they pass the toothpick test. 

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