Southern Sweet Potato Bread with Pecans

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A fragrant southern style quick bread. Perfect for the holidays.

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Servings:
12
Yield:
1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • ½ cup golden raisins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F ( 165 degrees C ). Grease an 8x4 inch loaf pan.

  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg cinnamon, and sugar. Add the eggs, oil, and milk; mix until well blended. Finally, stir in the mashed sweet potatoes, pecans, and golden raisins. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.

  3. Bake for 70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow bread to cool in the pan at least 15 minutes before removing. For best flavor, store overnight before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

314 Calories
17g Fat
39g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 314
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 150mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 72mg 6%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 195mg 4%

* 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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