Sweet Potato, Apple and Walnut Muffins

  • Yield: 18 servings

The tartness of apples and raisins combined with the sweetness of yams and flavorful walnuts create a moist muffin that will quickly become one of your favorites.


1 3/4cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2teaspoons baking powder
1teaspoon cinnamon
3tablespoons canola oil
3/4cup light brown sugar
1large egg
1large egg white
1 (15-ounce) can sweet potatoes (yams), drained and mashed
1/2cup skim milk
1 3/4cups chopped peeled baking apples
1/3cup chopped walnu7ts
1/3cup golden raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.  In a bowl, mix together flour, baking powder and cinnamon; set aside.  In another bowl, mix together the oil, brown sugar, egg, egg white, mashed yams and milk until well mixed.  Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add yam mixture, stirring until moistened.  Do not overmix.  Fold in the apples, walnuts and raisins.
  2. Spoon the batter into paper lined or coated muffin tins, filling about three-fourths full.  Bake 20 to 25 mintues or until done.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 160
  • Fat 4g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 12mg
  • Sodium 73mg
  • Carbohydrate 28g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Protein 3g