Sweet Potato Pecan Bread

1
M. Bryan

By
@Daelith

I prefer to use 1/4 or less teaspoon of nutmeg just for my personal taste since this spice can be a bit strong.

Sweet potatoes can be cooked a day or so ahead and stored in refrigerator. I use small potatoes and cook them in a pressure cooker (skins on). I find it faster than baking or peeling & boiling. Plus retains flavor better than if boiled.

This is a fall favorite at our house and will make your house smell so good while baking.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10 - 12
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 large
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 c
    cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c
    golden raisins

How to Make Sweet Potato Pecan Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325. Grease loaf pan.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and spices in mixing bowl. Stir in sugar, eggs, oil, and milk and blend well.
  3. Stir in mashed potatoes, pecans and raisins.
  4. Pour batter in prepared pan.
  5. Bake 1 hour & 10 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. May need to cover with foil after 30-40 minutes during baking to prevent over browning of the top.
  6. Cool in pan for 15 minutes and finish on wire rake.

Printable Recipe Card

About Sweet Potato Pecan Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Let The Good Times Roll With These Easy Recipes For Mardi Gras

Let the Good Times Roll With These Easy Recipes for Mardi Gras

Kitchen Crew

Mardi Gras begins on the Epiphany (Three Kings Day) and ends on Fat Tuesday which is always the day before Ash Wednesday. It's a festival filled with parades and, of...

24 Quick Bread Recipes That Can Be Made In A Snap

24 Quick Bread Recipes That Can Be Made in a Snap

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Quick bread recipes are great because even a kitchen novice can make them. What makes something a quick bread? There's no yeast in the recipe. With nearly endless flavor combinations,...

15 Simple Banana Bread Recipes

15 Simple Banana Bread Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

15 banana bread recipes you'll go bananas for!