Sweet Potato Quick Bread
Recipe from Parents

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



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Ingredients
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    1   tablespoon 
    vegetable oil
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    1/2  cup 
    butter, melted
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    1/2  cup 
    granulated sugar
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    1/2  cup 
    packed brown sugar
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    2   
    eggs, lightly beaten
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    1 1/2  cups 
    leftover sweet potatoes, mashed
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    1   cup 
    all-purpose flour
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    1   cup 
    whole wheat flour
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
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    1   teaspoon 
    baking soda
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    1   teaspoon 
    ground ginger
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    1   teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
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    1/3  cup 
    hot water

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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