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Sweet potato muffins

Thursday, 12 June 2014

I saw a recipe for gluten free / dairy free / sugar free / egg free sweet potato muffins the other day here on Magpie in the Sky blog and of course I needed to try to make these (the weirder the recipe, the more likely it is that I’ll try it :).

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I didn’t actually have quite a few of the ingredients but I often improvise when baking so there was no stopping me. I used a mix of coconut oil & avocado oil, a mix of honey, coconut sugar & xylitol (I just had only small quantities of each left), almond milk,  plain gluten free flour and for spice just a mix of cinnamon and nutmeg.

My 9-year old was still awake when I took them out of the oven and he said immediately “Oh, what’s that lovely smell?” (I love the way my kids say things like “lovely” – sounds so English :). He ate two and asked for one in his lunch box tomorrow.

Score.

I ate two as well.

Double score.

I love it when a new recipe is a success straight away.

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  • Claire @ Flake and Cake Friday, 13 June 2014 at 15:27

    These looks so good, I have to say I was intrigued when I saw Steph post them. Yummy!

  • Stephanie M Friday, 13 June 2014 at 08:21

    So pleased to hear that you liked it, and great to see that it worked well with the substitutions. Hope they go down well in lunch boxes today too. :D

    • MrsB Friday, 13 June 2014 at 15:12

      I had two at work today. I need to make more asap.

      • Stephanie M Friday, 13 June 2014 at 15:14

        haha! addictive :) Do you have the recipe for your sweet potato pancakes? I’d love to try them