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Southern Sweet Potato Bread

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 12
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You can whip up a sweet-and-spicy quick bread and have it in the oven in minutes. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ self-rising flour
1
cup sugar
1
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
cup vegetable oil
2
tablespoons milk
2
eggs, slightly beaten
1
cup mashed cooked sweet potatoes
1
cup chopped pecans
1/2
cup golden raisins

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 8x4-inch loaf pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon.
  • 2
    Add oil, milk and eggs; blend well. Stir in sweet potatoes, pecans and raisins until well mixed. Pour into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 1 hour 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Wrap tightly and store at room temperature up to 4 days, or refrigerate up to 10 days.

Expert Tips

Cooked and mashed fresh sweet potatoes taste the best, but canned will work just fine.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
22g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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