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Yam and Jam Muffins

Makes: 12 servings Yield: 12 muffins
Prep 20 mins Cool 25 mins Bake 400°F 18 mins
Yam and Jam Muffins
Ingredients
  • 1 3/4  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/3  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1  teaspoon  apple pie spice or ground cinnamon
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2 17  ounce can  sweet potatoes, drained (about 1 cup)
  • 1  beaten egg
  • 1/2  cup  milk
  • 1/3  cup  fruit jam or preserves (such as plum, strawberry, peach, or apricot)
  • 1/4  cup  cooking oil
  • 1  recipe Jam Icing
Directions

1. Lightly grease twelve 2-1/2-inch muffin cups or line with paper bake cups; set aside.

2. In a large bowl combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, apple pie spice, and salt. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.

3. In another bowl mash the drained sweet potatoes with a fork. Stir in egg, milk, jam, and oil. Add sweet potato mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy).

4. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each about three-fourths full. Bake in a 400 degree F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups. Cool slightly. Drizzle muffins with Jam Icing and, if desired, top with additional jam or preserves. Makes 12 muffins.

Jam Icing

Yield: 1/4 cup
Ingredients
  • 3/4  cup  sifted powdered sugar
  • 1  tablespoon  fruit jam or preserves (such as plum, strawberry, peach, or apricot)
  • 1/4  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 2 - 3  teaspoons  milk
Directions

1. In a small bowl stir together powdered sugar, fruit jam or preserves, vanilla, and enough milk (2 to 3 teaspoons) to make icing of drizzling consistency. Makes about 1/4 cup.

Nutrition Facts (Yam and Jam Muffins)
  • Servings Per Recipe 12,
  • cal. (kcal) 215,
  • Fat, total (g) 6,
  • chol. (mg) 19,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 39,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • vit. A (IU) 1166,
  • vit. C (mg) 3,
  • sodium (mg) 174,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Starch () 1,
  • Other Carb () 2,
  • Fat () 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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