Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet potato muffins are a healthy alternative sugar loaded sweets with their natural sugars. Sweet potatoes rank highest in nutrition among all vegetables due to their dietary fibre, complex carbohydrates, protein, vitamins A and C, iron and calcium.


  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ½ cup ground oatmeal
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¾ palm sugar (granulated)
  • A pinch of salt
  • 4 tbsp yogurt
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup gula jawa syrup (to prepare boil ¾ cup of water with 225 grams of gula jawa or jaggery)
  • ½ cup soya milk


  1. Steam sweet potatoes, remove skin after steaming, mash and allow to cool
  2. Preheat oven to 180 degrees and lightly grease muffin tin
  3. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  4. Add ground oatmeal.
  5. Mix sweet potatoes, palm sugar, oil, gula jawa syrup, soy milk and yogurt.
  6. Add the wet ingredients. Mix well.
  7. Spoon mixture into the prepared muffin tins and bake for 20 minutes or until muffins spring back when lightly touched.
  8. Allow to cool for a few minutes before easing out of the tin