Sweet Potato Cupcakes Recipe

by Jenn

Raise your hand if you love sweet potatoes?  If so you are going to fall head over heels for this yummy Sweet Potato Cupcakes Recipe!  They will be a perfect addition to your holiday gathering! They might even turn into a must have for your future Thanksgiving!  You never know unless you give them a try!

I’m going to be honest, I’m not biting on sweet potatoes, I made these because my daughter wanted me to make them.  And to my surprise, I don’t mind sweet potatoes so much when it’s in something sweet like these cupcakes, and I’m sure I’ll love them in cookies too! I’ve always loved sweet potato pie, but never really thought of the fact that it is made using sweet potatoes lol.  Crazy right.

How to make a sweet potato cupcake

I will always remember my mom’s sweet potato pies.  Vayda wanted me to try and make sweet potato cupcakes because we both love grandma’s pie so much.  Yes, that is when it hit me!  OMG, that pie is made out of sweet potatoes, lol.  I’ve never had to make it because my mom is the pie maker, nobody can make a pie like my mom!  Since Vayda and I both wanted to try and make something a little different, I agreed to give the cupcakes a try.  I wanted to try something different for my family gathering.   I hope that they enjoy them as much as my children and my husband do.

Vayda loved them so much she took a few with her to school so she could share them with her friends.  Yes, Vayda is just like her grandma she loves sweet potato everything.

Sweet Potatoes Cupcakes Recipe

Vayda came home and said she gave two cupcakes to hear teachers who loved them and a few to her friends and she was a little upset that two of her friends didn’t like them, lol.  I think she took it a bit too personal so I talked to her about us all being different and liking different things, and it made her feel better.  Tweens can be so sensitive about stuff.  She was upset that someone didn’t like the cupcakes lol.  Poor girl, I did explain to her that they are not chocolate you can’t expect everyone to love them lol.  Hey, it’s true, and it put a smile on her face!

With Thanksgiving sneaking up on us I thought it would be a good time to share this recipe with you!  I don’t know if you are looking for a new cupcake recipe to add to your dessert table or if you just want to try something new and little different but either way, I hope you and your family love this recipe more than Vayda’s two friends lol.  I’m sure you will but do let me know what you think if you make them!

Cupcakes made using sweet potatoes

My husband and kids loved the frosting on the cupcakes.  It was a bit sweet for me personally, but then again I always take off half of the icing when I eat a cupcake.  I love cupcakes, but the icing is often too much for me.  This is also great without any icing!  That’s how I liked them, but everyone is different play with this recipe. Have fun, make it their own and let me know how you like it.

Sweet Potatoes Cupcakes Recipe

After making these I really think I want to try and make a moist sweet potato cake recipe!  Doesn’t that sound yummy?  Oh, or maybe a sweet potato cake with cream cheese frosting or even better a sweet potato cupcakes with toasted marshmallow frosting.  What do you think?

If you are going to make these Sweet Potato Cupcakes, let me know in the comments below.  After your gathering, let me know if your family enjoyed them.  What did they think of them?  Were they too sweet?  Were they just right?

Make Your Own Moist Sweet Potato Cupcakes

Get the recipe below.  Print it for your convenience.  It saves lots of time from having to write the recipe out.  Happy Thanksgiving to everyone, we hope you enjoy this yummy sweet potato cupcake recipe!.

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Before I let you go, I wanted to share a few more fun cupcake recipes with you!  I hope you find a cupcake recipe that your family will love or that you think is a great fit for the upcoming holiday season!  Enjoy!

Delicious Vanilla Oreo Cupcakes Recipe

Delicious Vanilla Oreo Cupcakes Recipe

Red velvet cupcakes recipe

Red velvet cupcakes recipe

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SCOTT BRUNSKILL December 3, 2016 - 5:56 am

yummo….really eager to give these a try

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Akshay December 3, 2016 - 5:25 am

Delicious stuff, will try it again.

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Akshay December 2, 2016 - 9:42 am

Thanks, we’re trying out this recipe. Looks very promising.

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Akshay December 2, 2016 - 9:37 am

Thanks, we’re trying this recipe.

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Terry Poage November 30, 2016 - 3:24 pm

The cupcakes look so good especially the icing on top.

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Lee728 December 6, 2016 - 2:47 pm

I’ll try the recipe

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Kathleen Kelly November 30, 2016 - 1:47 pm

I have never made sweet potato cupcakes, sounds good!

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Dotty J Boucher November 30, 2016 - 10:41 am

Yum! I have never made sweet potato cupcakes before, but looking at yours they look very delicious! and love the recipe, and how easy it is to follow and make them.

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Diane November 29, 2016 - 12:02 pm

it seems so good, i will try it !!!

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