Sweet Potato Bread
·1 package dry yeast
·¼ cup warm water
·1 cup sweet potatoes, cooked, mashed
·3 tablespoons butter, unsalted, melted
·1 cup milk, scald the milk
·1 teaspoon salt, fine
·½ cup sugar, white
·4½ cups flour, sifted
How to Make Sweet Potato Bread
- Place the yeast in a large bowl, add the lukewarm water, stir together until the yeast dissolves.
Set aside until required.
- In a bowl mix the mashed sweet potatoes, melted butter, milk, salt and sugar together, and stir until light and fluffy.
Now add this to the yeast mixture, mixing well.
- Slowly stir in enough flour to make a soft dough.
Transfer to a greased bowl and cover with a clean tea towel. Let stand in a warm place until doubled in bulk. (about 1 hour)
- Now shape into 3 loaves and place in greased pans (9x5x3) and let rise till the dough hits the top of the pans.
Bake in a 350° oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden brown.
Cool on a wire rack.