Cream Cheese Stuffed Sweet Potato Bread

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Elaine Bovender

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@Elaine55

A yummy twist to my traditional sweet potato bread recipe. I made it this way for the first time and it is delicious! I hope you enjoy it, too! :)

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Move over banana bread, this sweet potato bread may be our new fall favorite. It has incredible sweet potato flavor, with just the right amount of spices and a beautiful layer of cream cheese baked in the center. Moist, sweet and aromatic, it's nice enough to give as a hostess gift to friends.

Note: Be watchful of the time depending on the size pan you use. The bread should spring back when you lightly touch it or when a toothpick comes out clean. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes three loaves
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    mashed sweet potatoes (you can use canned or fresh baked. If using canned, drain well)
  • 3 c
    white sugar
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 1 c
    vegetable or canola oil
  • 3/4 c
    orange juice
  • 3 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • CREAM CHEESE FILLING

  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 2 pkg
    cream cheese, softened; 8 oz each
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2/3 c
    flour (scant)

How to Make Cream Cheese Stuffed Sweet Potato Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour three loaf pans; set aside.
  2. SWEET POTATO BREAD: In large mixing bowl, beat together sugar, eggs, and oil.
  3. Stir in orange juice and mashed sweet potatoes.
  4. In a separate bowl mix together flour, salt, baking soda, and spices.
  5. Stir into sweet potato mixture just until combined, DO NOT USE A MIXER! Set aside while making filling.
  6. CREAM CHEESE FILLING: Beat together cream cheese, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and flour until smooth.
  7. Spoon sweet potato bread batter into the bottom of each prepared loaf pan, reserving half of the batter. In each pan, layer cream cheese mixture over the sweet potato bread batter spreading smooth.
  8. Top with the remaining batter.
  9. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until golden and toothpick or knife inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool 10 minutes in the pan.
  10. Remove from pans and cool on wire rack. You can serve warm or room temp.

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