Sweet Potato-Beet Swirl Muffins

Author: Megan
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12 muffins
Sweet Potato-Beet Swirl Muffins
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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter or coconut oil , at room temperature
  • 2/3 cup mashed cooked sweet potato
  • 2/3 cup mashed cooked beets


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F and grease a 12-cup muffin tin or line with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl sift together flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cardamom, and cinnamon.
  3. In another bowl, beat egg, then mix in vanilla, milk, and butter or oil. Stir egg mixture into flour mixture until combined, but do not overmix.
  4. Pour half the batter into another bowl. Mix sweet potato into one bowl and beets into the other.
  5. Pour batter into muffin cups, alternating between flavors. Swirl batters together in each cup, using a toothpick.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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