Sweet Potato Corn Muffins

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Appears in
Hoppin' John's Charleston, Beaufort & Savannah: Dining at Home in the Lowcountry

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1997

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These bright orange breads combine two of the lowcountry’s favorite foodstuffs, sweet potatoes and cornmeal.


  • 4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • ¾ cup mashed baked sweet potato


Paint the insides of twelve 2½-inch muffin cups (preferably a nonstick tin) with a little of the melted butter, place in a cold oven, and preheat to 425°F. While the oven is preheating, mix the sweet potato well into the buttermilk, then add the egg and mix well. Add the cornmeal and m