Sweet Potato Streusel Muffins

These muffins have it all--nuts, raisins, and spices wrapped in a flavorful cake with a crunchy nut topping.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 15

Ingredients

Muffins

1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup cornmeal
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup chopped peanuts
1/4
cup golden raisins
3
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon ground nutmeg
2
eggs
1
cup mashed cooked sweet potato (1 small to medium; about 10 to 12 oz)
2/3
cup milk
2
tablespoons vegetable oil

Topping

3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons chopped peanuts
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 15 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix flour, cornmeal, granulated sugar, 1/4 cup peanuts, the raisins, baking powder and nutmeg.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat eggs slightly. Stir in sweet potato, milk and oil until well blended. Add to dry ingredients all at once; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. (Batter will be lumpy.) Fill muffin cups 3/4 full.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix topping ingredients. Sprinkle evenly over muffins.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pan. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

If you like, substitute canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix) for the sweet potato.

For an indulgent dessert or treat, split the muffins in half and spread with cream cheese frosting.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
135mg
135%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.