Cinnamon and cumin are the stars of the show in this moist and delicious cupcake. The creamy frosting has hints of nutmeg, cinnamon, and cumin. All of this is topped with a sticky and sweet praline made with pecans and pure maple syrup.
Sweet potatoes are high in vitamin C, vitamin B6, beta-carotene, and manganese. The carotenoids in a sweet potato can help your body respond to insulin and stabilize your blood sugar. Sweet potatoes also have a significant amount of Vitamin B6, helping resistance to diabetic heart disease. Sweet potatoes provide over 90% of the body’s vitamin A needs. Sweet potatoes are a good source of dietary fiber, helping to promote a healthy digestive system.
Fruits and vegetables have powerful restorative properties, spices do as well. Cinnamon can assist in regulating blood sugar. It can also aid in managing arthritis and it lowers cholesterol. Cumin increases the heat in the body, boosting the metabolism as well as improving kidney and liver function. This can help the body get rid of impurities, which will decrease the chances of disease. Cumin is a great source of iron, which helps maintain healthy energy levels. Cumin is also a cancer fighter.
The Sweet Potato Praline Cupcake was the first recipe I made for my business. All of the nutrient properties of the sweet potato, and the health benefits specific to Type 2 diabetics made the sweet potato perfect for my cupcake. The addition of cumin and cinnamon are a unique combination that not only taste unbelievable but have restorative and healing properties as well. Our goal is to always provide a delicious dessert that not only tastes wonderful but its creation is designed with your best health in mind.