Sweet Potato Quick Bread

Extra spuds are given new life in this moist loaf. Serve it for breakfast or dessert!

Recipe from Parents
Ingredients
  • 1   tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2  cup butter, melted
  • 1/2  cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2  cup packed brown sugar
  • 2   eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2  cups leftover sweet potatoes, mashed
  • 1   cup all-purpose flour
  • 1   cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2  teaspoon salt
  • 1   teaspoon baking soda
  • 1   teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1   teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3  cup hot water
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Directions
Make It:
1. 
Heat the oven to 325 degrees F. and oil a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
2. 
In a large bowl, combine the butter and sugars. Mix in the beaten eggs and mashed sweet potatoes and blend until smooth.
3. 
In a smaller bowl, combine the flours, salt, baking soda, and spices. Add the dry ingredients to the sweet potato mixture in two steps, alternating with the hot water. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake in the center of the oven for 1 hour 10 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the bread comes out clean. Let cool completely in pan before removing.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 261, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 56, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 40, Monosaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 20, pro. (g) 4, vit. A (IU) 6560, vit. C (mg) 5, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 2, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 32, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 283, Potassium (mg) 175, calcium (mg) 30, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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