Sugar, spice and all things nice – festive baking wouldn’t be the same without the flavours and aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and other delectable Christmassy spices. Get into the holiday spirit with this easy-to-make Paleo Christmas Muffins recipe, made with one of our team’s favourite organic spice blends.


Christmas Spice Sweet Potato Muffins

(Makes 12)

Ingredients:

*The secret ingredient:

Good Life Organic Five-Sugar Spice is a blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cardamom and coriander, in a base of brown cane sugar. The prefect blend of warming zesty spices and sweetness, to perfect your Banting / Paleo muffins. Good Life spices are non-irradiated and pesticide-free.


Method: 

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  • Prick the sweet potato a few times with a fork. Bake until soft (approx. 1 hour). Set aside until completely cool.
  • Peel the sweet potato, discard the skin & mash the flesh with a fork.
  • Whisk the olive oil, almond milk, maple syrup & vanilla into the sweet potato.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, spice & salt.
  • Fold the dry ingredients into the sweet potato mix.
  • Line a muffin tin with paper liners & drop a spoonful of batter into each cup.
  • Bake at 200°C for 20- 25 minutes; brush the tops of the muffins with the extra maple syrup during the last 5 minutes of baking.
  • Cool before serving. Share & enjoy!