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Sweet potato cupcakes

Sweet potato cupcakes


For the cream cheese frosting

  • Beat the cream cheese and heavy cream in a mixer with the whisk attachment on medium speed.
  • Add the zest, salt, pepper and chili flakes.
  • When the mixture has doubled in volume, it is ready.
  • Transfer to a pastry bag fitted with a star tip. Refrigerate until needed.

For the cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan.
  • Line a muffin pan with liners.
  • Beat the butter and sugar in a mixer on medium speed using the whisk attachment, until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time and beat for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the mashed sweet potatoes, finely chopped bacon and pistachio nuts. Beat until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • In another bowl, add the flour and baking powder. Mix with a spoon and add to the mixture in the mixer.
  • Last, add the salt, pepper, basil, thyme and zest.
  • Mix and divide mixture evenly among the muffin cups.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
  • Top with cream cheese frosting.
  • Cut the slices of bacon in half and decorate cupcakes.
  • Serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
19 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
40 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
80 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
8 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
4 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
19 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
6 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
17 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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