Sweet Potato Bread

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This sweet potato bread is a southern delight with a "more-ish" taste — one bite, and you want more! This bread freezes well.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 9x5-inch loaf

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 ¾ cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • cup water

  • 1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.

  2. Combine sugar and oil in a large bowl; beat well. Add eggs and beat until well combined. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a separate bowl. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture alternately with water. Stir in sweet potatoes and chopped nuts. Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

303 Calories
14g Fat
43g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 303
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 171mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 130mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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