Friday, February 5, 2010

Wheat and Dairy-free Sweet Potato Muffins with Cinnamon Sugar Coating
Adapted from Noble Pig Cooking Blog
For the Muffins:
2-1/2 cups Spelt Flour
1-1/2teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/3 cup "fake buttermilk" - plain soymilk tainted with 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
1/3 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup sweet potato puree (canned or fresh baked)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 stick margarine, room temperature
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs

For the

1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 stick margarine, melted

In a medium bowl, combine spelt flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and ground nutmeg. Set aside.

In a large pouring vessel combine the coconut milk, "fake buttermilk", sweet potato puree, and vanilla. Set aside.

In a large bowl, cream margarine and brown sugar with an electric mixer, until fluffly. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix, alternating wet and dry ingredients into the butter mixture, starting and ending with the dry; mix only until each addition is incorporated, DO NOT OVER MIX, BUT ON THE OTHER HAND, DON'T UNDER MIX EITHER.

Grease your muffin tin or line them. Fill muffin cups 1/2 full. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the muffin comes out clean.

While the muffins are baking, In a shallow bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg. Put the melted butter in a separate bowl.
When the muffins are cool enough to handle, yet still warm, remove the muffins from the tins, brush them completely with the melted butter, and roll in the cinnamon sugar mixture to coat.

1 comment:

  1. sorry about the funkiness of this post. I'm trying to use Word's blog post feature--so far, unimpressed...