Sweet Potato Bread - Southern Living

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"Made this recipe today, and just let me say: I'm so full w/happiness. Almost wanted to lick my plate! Quick, simple, and tasty! If you like potatoes as me and my family does, you will certainly love this recipe!"

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Ingredients

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1/2 c Raisins
2 ts Baking soda
4 lg Eggs
3 c Sugar
3 1/2 c All-purpose flour
1 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
1 ts Ground nutmeg
1 1/2 lb Sweet potatoes; peeled
1 ts Salt
1 c Pecans; chopped
1 c Vegetable oil

Original recipe makes 3

Loaves  

Preparation

This three-loaf recipe takes advantage of fresh sweet potatoes -- or you can use canned. Cook sweet potatoes in boiling water to cover 20 to 30 minutes or until tender; drain, reserving 2/3 cup liquid. Mash potatoes; set potatoes and liquid aside. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine sweet potatoes, reserved liquid, eggs, oil, and sugar, stirring well; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened. Stir in pecans and raisins. Pour batter evenly into 3 greased and floured 8- x 4-inch loafpans. Bake at 350? for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean, covering with aluminum foil after 50 minutes to prevent excessive browning. Cool in pans on a wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pans, and cool on wire racks. Store in airtight containers overnight. Yield: 3 loaves. * 1 (14 1/2 -ounce) can cooked mashed sweet potatoes may be substituted. Substitute 1 (6-ounce) can pineapple juice for 2/3 cup potato liquid. Formatted for you by: Bill Webster Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #790 by Bill Webster on Sep 19, 1997

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Really good bread. I found that baking at 350 was a but too high, the outside edges and bottom got way overdone, so I baked second batch at 325 for 50 minutes, no foil was needed.
FullMetalBlonde 2 years ago
This was the first time I've ever had sweet potato bread and it was awesome!! My family loved it! I WILL make this again!!!
LexiLouWho 3 years ago
Made this recipe today, and just let me say: I'm so full w/happiness. Almost wanted to lick my plate! Quick, simple, and tasty! If you like potatoes as me and my family does, you will certainly love this recipe!
thashoelady 4 years ago
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