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Cinnamon Sweet Potato and Oatmeal Muffins

Servings 12 muffins


  • 1 cup of oats
  • 1 cup of cooked mashed sweet potato let it cool before using in this recipe, I just cook a sweet potato in the microwave for this
  • ½ tsp of cinnamon
  • 12 dates pits removed
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil melted
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup optional
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • ½ tsp of baking soda
  • 3 eggs


  • Preheat oven to 180c or 350f (gas mark 4)
  • Place oats in a food processor and do a couple of pulses of the blade.
  • Add these to a bowl with the sweet potato, cinnamon, baking powder and soda and mix to combine.
  • Add the dates and ¼ cup of water to a mini food processor and blend till you have a smooth paste.
  • Add this to a bowl with the coconut oil, maple syrup, eggs, and vanilla extract, whisk to combine.
  • Add this to the oat/sweet potato mixture and stir to combine.
  • Spoon the mixture evenly into 12 muffin cases and bake in the oven for approx 30 mins. Until golden on top and a skewer entered into the centre comes out clean.
  • Serve with fruit.