A sweet potato muffin leaning up against another muffin

Skinny Sweet Potato Banana Muffins

  • Author: Julianne Dell
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 16 muffins


These Skinny Sweet Potato and Banana Muffins are a great healthy breakfast option. With no added sugar, these are sweetened with maple syrup.


  • ½ cup cooked & pureed sweet potato
  • 1 medium Banana, mashed
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup (or honey)
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 large Egg white
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease muffin pan with cooking spray.
  2. First boil your sweet potatoes and remove skins. Finley mash with a fork or food processor.
  3. Next, peel the banana and mash with a fork and combine with the mashed sweet potato.
  4. Add the maple syrup, egg, egg white and vanilla extract. Whisk all ingredients together until smooth.
  5. In the same bowl, add the flour, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda. Whisk just until flour is combined. Fold in chocolate chips last.
  6. Scoop batter into muffin tin using a large cookie scoop (about 3 tablespoons). Bake at 350°F for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Store in an airtight container. Serve within 3 days or freeze. To thaw, leave on the countertop. Reheat in the microwave 10-15 seconds.
Nutrition Information:
1 muffin
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Sweet Potato Muffin