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Yam-and-Pecan Muffins

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


by in Oct 2002
Yam-and-Pecan Muffins
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  • 1-3/4 cups sifted flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup cold cooked, mashed yams
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Sift together dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, beat eggs and add melted butter, milk, and yams. Combine liquid and dry ingredients in a few quick strokes, and fold in nuts and orange rind. Pour batter into well-greased muffin tins and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
Updated Wednesday, February 9th, 2005

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