Sweet Potato Bread - Southern Living

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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



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 4y 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 5y 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 6y ago

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