Sweet Potato Bread I

Sweet Potato Bread I


"A Southern delight with a 'more-ish' taste. One bite and you want more! This bread freezes well."


servings 303 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 303 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.2g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 171 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine sugar and oil; beat well. Add eggs and beat. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture alternately with water. Stir in sweet potatoes and chopped nuts.
  2. Pour batter into greased 9x5 inch loaf pan (or 2 small loaf pans). Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about one hour.
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  1. 368 Ratings


Absolutely LOVED IT!!!! I doubled the recipe. Then added only 1 cup white sugar, 1 cup brown sugar. instead of oil I added 1 cup homemade apple sauce. Instead of water I added apple sauce. ...

I really love this bread I substituted 1 stick of butter for the oil and poured melted butter on top and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar mixture the last ten minutes of cooking it was so good...

Excellent! I made muffins instead of bread, and my kids loved them. I did use only 1 cup sugar, and they were plenty sweet enough. It's so hard to find a healthy, low fat muffin or bread that...

This is delicious! The changes I made were to add 1/2 teaspoon of allspice along with the cinnamon and nutmeg and used 3/4 cup each of white and brown sugar instead of all white. I used apple ju...

What a great recipe! Instead of using fresh sweet potatoes, I opted for using the canned yams (you know, the "Bruce's Canned Yams). I used a half of the large can and smashed it up. Also, inste...

AMAZING bread - 10 stars. This is so incredibly moist and tender. It's a very wet, loose batter, but no worries, it cooks up wonderfully. After the first time of making it exactly as written (wh...

This bread came out just fantastic. A local restaurant used to sell sweet potato bread that I just loved, and this recipe is near identical to it. I modified it slightly by substituting apple ju...

I made this with canned sweet potatoes, left the nuts out, and then baked it in a Pampered Chef Mini-Muffin Pan! I had to double the recipe because the kids kept coming! What a great way to sn...

This is a great way to use up any leftover sweet potatoes that you may have. That's what I did and my husband and children loved this bread. I'll be making it again. Thanks for the recipe.