Sweet Potato Bread


Sweet Potato Bread

Recipe type: Yield: 1 loaf Prep time: Cook time: Total time:

A quick and sweet bread


2                       Sweet potato

1 3/4 C + 2 T   All-purpose flour

1/2 T                Baking soda

1/2 t                 Baking powder

1/2 t                 Cinnamon

1/2 t                 Ginger

1/4 t                 Nutmeg

1/4 t                 Allspice

1/2 t                 Salt

1 1/4 C + 2 T   Dark brown sugar

4 T                    Butter – room temperature

2                       Egg

1/3 C               Buttermilk



1/3 C     All-purpose flour

1/4 C     Light brown sugar

1/4 t     Cinnamon

1 pinch  Salt

1/4 C    Pecan – chopped

1/4 C    Butter – melted


  1. Wash sweet potatoes and wrap in aluminum foil.
  2. Bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  3. When cool, peel and set aside.
  4. In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, and salt.
  5. Mix well.
  6. In a stand mixer with a paddle, cream together butter and brown sugar.
  7. Add baked sweet potato and mix until combined.
  8. Add eggs one at a time.
  9. Take turns adding dry ingredients and buttermilk into egg mixture, mixing until thoroughly combined.
  10. Pour the batter into a greased loaf pan.
  11. Prepare the streusel by combining all dry ingredients.
  12. Add melted butter, combining to create a crumbly texture.
  13. Top sweet potato batter with streusel.
  14. Bake at 350 degrees for 1½ hours, or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  15. Turn out onto a wire rack and cool for 20 minutes before serving.

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