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Cinnamon Sweet Potato Muffins

These Cinnamon Sweet Potato Muffins will make you a sweet potato baking convert! They're surprisingly light, not too sweet, and only 150 calories each.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 14 muffins


  • 1 Tbsp. white sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 c. whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. orange extract (or 1 Tbsp. orange zest)
  • 1/2 c. vegetable oil
  • 1/2 c. milk (I used almond milk)
  • 1 1/2 c. cooked mashed sweet potatoes


  • In a small bowl, combine 1 Tbsp. sugar and 1 tsp. cinnamon. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease 14 muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl, combine whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, salt, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, nutmeg, and baking powder.
  • In a large bowl, mix eggs, sugar, orange extract or zest, oil, and milk. Add the sweet potatoes and mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle tops with cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes or until the tops spring back when touched. Store in an airtight container.


Adapted from Williams Sonoma.