Spicy Sweet Potato Bread

A sweet, spicy relative of pumpkin bread, this bakes quickly in a square pan and can be served warm.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup mashed canned or cooked sweet potatoes*
1/3
cup skim milk
1
tablespoon oil
1
egg or 2 egg whites
1
cup All Purpose Flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon allspice
1/2
cup dried currants
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 8 or 9-inch square pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine sugar and sweet potatoes until well mixed. Add milk, oil and egg; mix well.
  • 3 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour, baking powder, nutmeg and allspice to sweet potato mixture; stir until well combined. Stir in currants. Pour batter into sprayed pan.
  • 4 Bake at 400°F. for 12 to 19 minutes or until bread is light golden brown and center is firm to the touch. Cut into squares. Serve warm or cool.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 serving
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    20),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    95mg
    95%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    24g
    24%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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