Valleybrink Road | Recipes | Sweet Potato and Five Spice Muffins | 1 large sweet potato 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk 3/4 cup good quality maple syrup 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 cups gluten free flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 t.

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Sweet Potato and Five Spice Muffins
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Description

This is a recipe from Gwyneth Paltrow's, It's All Good Cookbook, and it is a winner. Gluten free, dairy free, and refined sugar free, these muffins are super delicious and easy to make. Perfect pairing for a warm Chai Latte on those cold winter days.

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Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 

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Prick the sweet potato a few times and bake for 1 hr or until soft. Set aside to cool. Peel and discard the skin.

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Mash the sweet potato in a large bowl and then add the olive oil, almond milk, maple syrup, and vanilla. 

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Whisk to combine.

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In a separate bowl, pour the flour, baking powder, baking soda, five spice powder and sea salt. Whisk to combine.

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Gently fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.

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Once the batter is combined, scoop it evenly into a muffin tin lined with paper liners. The recipe will make 12 muffins.

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Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and brush the tops with maple syrup. Place the muffins back in the oven for 2-3 minutes and then remove.

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Let them cool before serving. Enjoy!

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  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 3/4 cup good quality maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups gluten free flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chinese five spice powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt