Spicy Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Cornbread

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 143.2
  • Total Fat: 5.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.0 mg
  • Sodium: 444.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 3.6 g

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Use sweet potato to add some flavour! Use sweet potato to add some flavour!
Number of Servings: 12


    1 medium sweet potato, about 12 oz (375 g)
    2 eggs
    3/4 cup (175 ml) milk
    1/4 cup (50 ml) vegetable oil
    1 cup (250 ml) all-purpose flour
    1 cup (250 ml) cornmeal
    1 Tbsp. (15 ml) baking powder
    1 tsp. (5 ml) each baking soda and salt
    1/2 tsp (2 ml) red pepper flakes
    1/2 cup (125 ml) finely diced sweet red pepper


Scrub sweet potato and trim off ends. Pierce with small knife in several places; microwave on high for 6 to 8 minutes or until tender, turning over halfway through. Let cool enough to handle; remove skin and mash with fork until smooth. Measure 1 cup (250 mL) and place in bowl; whisk in eggs, milk and oil until smooth.

In large bowl, stir together flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, salt and red pepper flakes. Stir in sweet potato mixture along with red pepper just until combined.

Spread batter in greased or parchment paper-lined 9-inch (2.5 L) square cake pan or divide among 12 greased muffins cups. Bake in 400F (200C) oven for 18 to 24 minutes or until tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Let cool on rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool completely.

Makes 12 muffins or 4 mini loaves.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user THE_BUNNYO.

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