Sweet potato, cheese & dill muffins

pot of soft dill butter and muffins on a wire rack
These sweet potato, cheese and dill muffins are wonderful for treats and lunchboxes. We use a combination of grated sweet potato (kumara) and flour to make them deliciously healthy.

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Lunch, Snack
Servings 12 muffins


  • 3 cups grated sweet potato kumara
  • 2 ½ cups self raising flour
  • 1 ½ cups tasty cheese grated (we love Mainland)
  • ¼ cup dill chopped (we love Superb Herb)
  • ½ cup macadamia nut oil we love Olivado
  • 1 cup milk we love Anchor
  • 2 eggs we love Woodland Eggs
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • Dill butter
  • ½ cup dairy blend spread blue we love Anchor
  • ¼ cup dill roughly chopped (we love Superb Herb)
  • Sea salt and cracked black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 200C.
  • Place the sweet potato in  a large mixing bowl. Crack the eggs in. Add 1 cup of the cheese to the bowl then the dill, macadamia oil and milk and mix well. Sieve the self raising flour on top, season with salt and pepper and mix.
  • Line the muffin tray with muffin cases.
  • Spoon the muffin mixture into the cases, top with the remaining cheese and bake for 20 minutes until cooked and golden.
  • To make the dill butter, mix the dairy blend spread and chopped dill. Whisk well to combine. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve the muffins warm with dill butter. Yum.
Keyword kid friendly, vegetarian
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