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Sweet Potato Cupcakes with La Bonne Vie Honey–Goat Cheese Frosting

Sweet Potato Cupcakes with La Bonne Vie Honey–Goat Cheese Frosting
Yields 4
This perfect cupcake recipe captures the flavors of fall in one dessert. The sweet potato cupcakes have a mild sweetness that complement the tang of the goat cheese and sweetness of the honey.
    1. ¼ cup canned sweet potato
    2. ⅛ teaspoon baking soda
    3. ⅛ teaspoon baking powder
    4. ¼ teaspoon vanilla
    5. 1 egg yolk
    6. ½ cup flour
    7. 6 tablespoons sugar
    8. ⅛ teaspoon salt
    9. ½ teaspoon cinnamon
    10. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
    Honey–Goat Cheese Frosting
    1. 3 ounces La Bonne Vie goat cheese, at room temperature
    2. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, at room temperature
    3. 1½ tablespoons honey
      1. Preheat oven to 350°F, and prepare 4 muffin tins.
      2. In a small bowl mix the canned sweet potato, baking soda, and baking powder. Mix in vanilla and egg yolk, and set aside.
      3. In another bowl whisk the flour, sugar, and salt together. Add the butter and half the sweet potato mixture, and beat until light and fluffy. Add the remaining sweet potato mixture & beat a few more seconds.
      4. Put 1 heaping tablespoon of the batter in each muffin tin, smooth out to flatten.
      5. Bake for 23 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool on a rack completely before frosting.
      Honey–Goat Cheese Frosting
      1. Put all frosting ingredients in a bowl and beat with a mixer until smooth and creamy.
      2. Spread with a knife or pipe with a pastry bag to top the cupcakes.
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      La Bonne Vie

      Sharing good times and great food with friends and family is an essential part of living “the good life!” The La Bonne Vie collection of exquisite cheeses includes such classics as buttery brie and camembert, creamy fresh goat cheese logs, and goat cheese crumbles (perfect for appetizers and salads). Pair any of these delicious cheeses with a glass of wine, and you will experience "La Bonne Vie."