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Lovely for brunch, or perfect to freeze and reheat for a quick breakfast on the go, the blend of sweet and savory make for an irresistible combination in these Apple & Sweet Potato Egg Muffin Cups.

Apple & Sweet Potato Egg Muffin Cups

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I love brunch, don’t you? I mean, when else is it perfectly acceptable to consume two full meals in one sitting? OK, now granted my ability to eat ginormous meals isn’t what it used to be, but there were more occasions than I care to admit to that I went to a brunch buffet and did just that and then some. You know, a breakfast of pancakes and bacon and fruit and pastries. Then hit up the salad bar, followed by some lunch entrees like pasta or chicken dishes, a few veggies sides. And let’s not forget dessert.

In fact, The Hubby and I went to a brunch buffet in Vegas, specifically a champagne brunch buffet, and I’m not sure if we rolled out of there because of the amount of food we consumes, or floated out of there on the bubbles of the multiple glasses of champagne.

Now I try to keep my portions a bit more reasonable. And that is easy to do with perfectly portioned egg muffin cups…

Cheesy apple sweet potato egg muffin cups on a pink plate next to orange slices.

Sorry, I did all I could to make these pretty for you, and was totally unsuccessful. To be honest, I didn’t get these done in time to take photos before dinner (yes, we are big breakfast for dinner people), so I had to reheat them the next day. And even reheated, they taste so much better than they look. I love the sweet and savory combination. I mean, eggs and cheese work. Cheese and apples work. Apples and sweet potatoes work. Why not throw them all together? Especially in the totally adorable and fabulously tasty little Apple & Sweet Potato Egg Muffin Cups!

A forkful of apple sweet potato egg muffin with the egg muffin cups in the background.

These are just another twist on my Broccoli, Potato & Cheese Egg Muffin Cups, and as you can see, they are totally versatile. I like to keep them vegetarian since The Bug has to being meatless meals to school, and these leftovers are perfect to pop into his lunchbox, but these would be delicious with some ham or bacon. Switch out the cheeses for a different flavor. And I am sure you could come up with a million more combinations. I know that’s what I’ll be doing.

Cheesy apple sweet potato egg muffin cups on a pink plate next to orange slices.

And make sure you scroll on down to see what everyone else is cooking up for Brunch Week today, and don’t forget about the amazing giveaway with a ton of awesome prizes!

Disclaimer: California Walnuts, Bob’s Red Mill, Oxo, Dixie Crystals, Whole Foods Market Doctor Phillips, Grimmway Farms, Woot Froot, Vidalia Onion, Baloian Farms, Stemilt and Bonne Maman are providing the prizes free of charge. I have received product related to these brands to use for #Brunchweek. All opinions stated are my own.

Who else is guilty of consuming a day or two worth of calories at one brunch buffet?

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Apple & Sweet Potato Egg Muffin Cups for #BrunchWeek (#Giveaway)

Lovely for brunch, or for a quick breakfast on the go, the sweet and savory combination in these Apple & Sweet Potato Egg Muffin Cups is irresistible.


  • In a large pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.

  • Add the onion, 1 tsp salt and pepper, and saute until the onions begin to soften, about 3-5 minutes.

  • Add the sweet potato and apple, and cook, stirring occasionally until soft.

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and lightly grease or spray two muffin pans.

  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, 1/2 tsp salt, and nutmeg.

  • Stir in the apple and sweet potato mixture, and the cheese, and mix thoroughly.

  • Divide the mixture evenly between 24 muffin cups.

  • Bake for 18-22 minutes, or until eggs are set and top is lightly golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

Apple & Sweet Potato Egg Muffin Cups for #BrunchWeek (#Giveaway)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 72
Calories from Fat 36

% Daily Value*

Fat 4g6%

Saturated Fat 2g10%

Trans Fat 1g

Polyunsaturated Fat 1g

Monounsaturated Fat 1g

Cholesterol 87mg29%

Sodium 218mg9%

Potassium 106mg3%

Carbohydrates 5g2%

Fiber 1g4%

Sugar 2g2%

Protein 4g8%

Vitamin A 2851IU57%

Vitamin C 1mg1%

Calcium 52mg5%

Iron 1mg6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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Brunch Fruit and Vegetables:

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Brunch Desserts:

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