I Yam What I Yam Muffins

These muffins may have slightly different ingredients but the end result is a wonderful rich, moist muffin. The sugar sprinkled on top before cooking gives a slightly sweet crunch and cracked glazed appearance.


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Spray muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
Place the raisins in a small bowl and pour the 1 / 4 cup boiling water over them.
Cover and set aside while preparing batter.
Combine the flours , cocoa , baking powder , cinnamon , cloves , baking soda , and salt.
Lightly beat eggs with sorghum , oil , mashed yams and orange juice.
Add the egg mixture and buttermilk alternately to the dry ingredients , stir until well blended.
Drain the raisins and add to batter along with orange peel.
Spoon batter into prepared muffin tins , sprinkle 1 / 4 to 1 / 2 tsp of granulated sugar over each muffin.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes.


all-purpose flour, buckwheat flour, unsweetened cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, sorghum, eggs, yam, low-fat buttermilk, orange rind, orange juice, canola oil, raisins, boiling water, granulated sugar