Elizabeth Taber Library
8 Spring Street - Marion, MA 02738

Elizabeth Taber Library
8 Spring Street - Marion, MA 02738

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1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour                                 ¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 tablespoon baking powder                              ½ teaspoon salt      

1 teaspoon cinnamon                                           ¼ teaspoon nutmeg

½ cup (1 stick) melted butter                              ½ cup whole milk

1 egg, lightly beaten                                              ¼ cup raisins

1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes


  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • Grease a medium size muffin pan
  • In a large bowl, stir together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg
  • In a separate bowl, beat together butter, , milk, egg and sweet potato
  • Combine butter mixture with flour mixture
  • Mix lightly
  • Fold in raisins
  • Spoon mixture evenly into prepared muffin pans
  • Bake 20-25 minutes


Yields 10-12 muffins



By: Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott


2 tablespoons granulated sugar

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 ½ peeled and thinly sliced Granny Smith apples

1 tablespoon lemon juice


Crumb Topping:

½ cup all-purpose flour

1/3 cup granulated sugar

4 tablespoons butter, chilled (1/2 stick)





  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  • In a small bowl. Combine sugar, flour, nutmeg, and cinnamon
  • Add spice mixture to apples and toss
  • Spoon apples into a 7-inch pan
  • Sprinkle with fresh lemon juice and set aside

Crumb Topping

  • In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, and butter
  • Mix with hands until crumbly
  • Sprinkle crumbs evenly over apples
  • Bake for 45 minutes until topping is golden
  • Remove pan to wire rack to cool