Sweet Potato Nut Bread

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Joyce Lowery

By
@jlowery55

This was a favorite of my brother, Donald. He had a friend that he called"Big Mama" that would make it for him. she would not share her recipe, but I kept fooling with this one until he was satisfied with it. The last step of leaving the bread to cool overnight...never happened. He was at the stove cutting him a piece as soon as it came out of the oven.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    plain flour
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 6
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 stick
    margarine, melted
  • 4 c
    sweet potatoes, baked, peeled, and mashed
  • 2/3 c
    coffee, strong brewed and cold

How to Make Sweet Potato Nut Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Sift flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a medium bowl. Stir in pecans and set aside.
  2. Using electric mixer at high speed beat sugars, margarine and oil until light. Add eggs, one at a time. Beating well after each addition.
  3. Add sweet potatoes. Beat until well blended. Reduce mixer speed to low.
  4. Beat in dry ingredients alternately with coffee until well blended.
  5. Pour batter into three greased loaf pans. ( I use a bundt pan).
  6. Bake in 350 degree oven for one hour or until loaves are golden brown and toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove to rack to cool completely. Wrap each loaf in foil. Let stand overnight, in a cool dry place before serving.

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About Sweet Potato Nut Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern



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