Sweet Potato Muffins

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Ingredients :
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sweet potato puree (either roasted or boiled, then mashed/pureed)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup coconut oil, melted
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup pecan or walnut pieces (I used Cashews)
  • 12 pecan or walnut halves for garnish (again used a cashew)(optional)
Directions :
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F. Grease or line a muffin pan.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together coconut flour, baking powder and soda and spices.
  3. In a large bowl beat together eggs, sweet potato puree, vanilla extract, coconut oil and maple syrup until smooth.
  4. Add the flour mix to the wet mixture and stir until all lumps are gone. Fold in pecan or walnut pieces.
  5. Divide batter into 12 muffin cavities and top each with a nut half (optional).
  6.  Bake for 20 – 25 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
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