Good Morning America Recipes

Ann Romney's Sweet Potato Muffins

A Perfect Side For Any Meal

Share
Copy
Wife of 2012 presidential candidate on new cook book "The Romney Family Table."
|
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Ann Romney is a mother of five and grandmother to 22. In her new cookbook, "The Romney Family Table: Sharing Home-Cooked Recipes & Favorite Traditions," Romney shares recipes that have kept her family well fed and happy. Try her recipe for sweet potato muffins for your family.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 11/3 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
  • 11/2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup sugared walnuts (see below)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (optional)
  • Cooking Directions

    For the Muffins:

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease or spray a 12-cup muffin tin. Cream the butter and the sugar, add eggs, and beat. Add the cooked, mashed sweet potatoes. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Add gradually to creamed mixture, alternating with milk. End with dry ingredients. Do not overmix; batter should be lumpy. Fill muffin tins to 2/3 full. Sprinkle batter with sugared walnuts and top each filled cup with 1teaspoon brown sugar, if desired. Bake 20 to 23 minutes.

    For the Sugared Walnuts:

    Place 1 cup chopped walnut pieces and 3 tablespoons sugar in a 9-inch nonstick skillet overmedium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved and walnuts start to caramelize.

    Reprinted with permission from "The Romney Family Table." Photography credit: Mark Louis Weinberg.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: sweet potatoes, sugar, flour, brown sugar, walnuts, milk, butter, eggs

    Course: Side Dish, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Starch, Vegetable


    Other Recipes That You Might Like
    Robin's Sweet Potato Pie
    'GMA' Anchors Share Their Favorites
    Emeril's Caramelized Cane Syrup Sweet Potatoes
    A Sweet and Savory Side You Won't Want to Miss
    Grandmother's Sweet Potato Pie
    Recipe for Holiday Favorites
    Creamy Pumpkin Soup
    Pumpkin Soup Never Tasted So Good
    Grilled Turkey Sandwiches With Stuffing
    Emeril Lagasse Gives Thanksgiving Leftovers New Life
    Thanksgiving Turkey and Sweet Potato Hash
    Emeril Lagasse Gives Thanksgiving Leftovers New Life
    Emeril's Orange, Cumin and Cilantro Roasted Pork Loin
    The Best Pork Loin You've Ever Tasted
    Stephanie O'Dea's Sweet Potato Chili
    A Savory Dish in a Snap
    Maya Angelou's Sweet Potatoes McMillan
    Treat Yourself to Maya Angelou's Sweet Potatoes
    Stephanie O'Dea's Slow Cooker Black Beans with Cilantro
    Prepare These For Your Next Pot Luck.
    Stephanie O'Dea's Slow Cooker Stewed Tomatoes
    Take a Bite Out of These Savory Tomatoes
    Stephanie O'Dea's Slow Cooked BBQ Menu: Ribs
    Give Your Summer Dinner a Kick With This Barbeque Menu
    Stephanie O'Dea's Slow Cooked BBQ Menu: Corn
    Give Your Summer Dinner a Kick With This Barbeque Menu
    Stephanie O'Dea's Slow Cooker Barbeque Menu
    Dig Into These Delicious Barbeque Dishes
    Carla Hall's Peasant Potato Salad with Harissa Vinaigrette
    Try This Delicious Potato Salad For Dinner Tonight
    Emeril Lagasse's Kale and Chickpea Stew
    Get Your Vegetables In a Flavorful Kale and Chickpea Stew
    Rocco Dispirito's Sweet Potato Fries
    Try This Healthier Version Today
    Gluten-Free Apple Pie with Pecan Crumb Topping
    Try This Guilt-Free Holiday Treat
    Stephanie O'Dea's Slow Cooked BBQ Menu: Sweet Potatoes
    Give Your Summer Dinner a Kick With This Barbeque Menu
    Stephanie O'Dea's Slow Cooker Stuffing
    Try This Easy Stuffing Recipe
    Sweet Potato Puree
    Try This Holiday Side Dish
    Michael Symon's Sweet Potato Gratin
    A Great Thanksgiving Side
    Sweet Potato-Marshmallow Casserole
    Emeril Lagasse's Special Thanksgiving Recipe
    Priya Krishna's Sweet Potato Pie
    Food Fit for a Senior
    Sweet Potato Puree
    Try This Holiday Side Dish
    Ann Romney's Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Olives
    Whip Up This Dish For Your Family
    Emeril's Sweet Potato Pecan Pie
    A Sweet Finish to Your Holiday Feast
    Emeril's Grilled Sweet Potato Salad
    Perfect Side Dish for Pork Loin
    Carla Hall's Tomato Sweet Potato Bisque
    Warm Up With This Sweet, Satisfying Soup From 'The Chew' Co-Star
    Sweet Potato-Marshmallow Casserole
    Emeril Lagasse's Special Thanksgiving Recipe
    Thanksgiving Turkey and Sweet Potato Hash
    Emeril Lagasse Gives Thanksgiving Leftovers New Life
     
    Latest Recipes on 'GMA'
    Foodspotting
    VIDEO: The Ramen Burger
    VIDEO: Rays & Stark Bar in LA employs an expert to help you choose from 20 brands of water.
    VIDEO: Haylee Nelson reveals all the delicious flavors that make up the new "Sunrise Sundae."
    VIDEO: Ladies and Gentlemen... The Crookie
    VIDEO: World, meet The Cronut
    Food Tips: How To...
    Karen's Kitchen
    Check out "GMA's" chef/food stylist's blog here.
    PHOTO: Karen Pickus apple crisp is shown here.
    Karen's Apple Crisp Crunch Check out "GMA's" chef/food stylist's sweet apple dessert.
    PHOTO: Karen Pickus cherry galette is shown here.
    Karen's Cherry Galette Check out "GMA's" chef/food stylist's recipe for a tasty dessert.
    More Ways To Get GMA
    Connect with GMA
    Social Tools Facebook Twitter Twitter Connect with GMA YouTube RSS