Sweet Potato Quick Bread

Enjoy this yummy quick bread made with sweet potatoes - perfect for any meal.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

2 1/3
cups sugar
2/3
cup water
2/3
cup oil
4
eggs, beaten
1
(23-oz.) can sweet potatoes in syrup, drained, mashed (2 cups)
3 1/3
cups all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1
teaspoon cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1
cup chopped pecans, if desired

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LOCATION

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 8x4 or 9x5-inch loaf pans. In large bowl, combine sugar, water, oil, eggs and sweet potatoes; blend well.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and baking powder; mix well. Add to sweet potato mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in pecans. Pour into greased and floured pans.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 60 to 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pans. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Wrap tightly and store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 8x4 or 9x5-inch loaf pans. In large bowl, combine sugar, water, oil, eggs and sweet potatoes; blend well.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and baking powder; mix well. Add to sweet potato mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in pecans. Pour into greased and floured pans.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 60 to 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pans. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Wrap tightly and store in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Mash canned sweet potatoes with a fork or potato masher. Don't worry if these are still a few lumps; the results will still be delicious.

Serve this spiced bread with roasted pork tenderloin, steamed snow peas and wild rice pilaf.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.