November 23, 2021

Sweet Potato Bread

Need a last minute Thanksgiving dessert? This unique sweet potato bread recipe is the perfect dish to serve up! This dish is soft, moist and sweet.


Ingredients

• 1/4 cup butter, creamed

• 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

• 2 eggs, beaten

• 1 cup mashed, cooked sweet potatoes (fresh or canned)

• 3 tbsp. milk

• 1 tsp. grated orange rind

• 2 cups sifted self-rising flour

• 1/4 tsp. nutmeg

• 1/4 tsp. allspice

• 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9"×5"×3" loaf pan.

2. Beat together creamed butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, sweet potatoes, milk and orange rind. Beat with mixer until thoroughly combined. Stir in flour, nutmeg, allspice and pecans. Mix thoroughly until smooth.

3. Turn batter into pan and bake 45 to 50 minutes. Let cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a rack. Allow to cool completely before slicing.

 






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