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Sweet Potato Quick Bread | Magnolia Days

Sweet Potato Quick Bread

A recipe for sweet potato quick bread. It is a moist bread made with cooked and mashed sweet potatoes, chopped pecans, and brown sugar. Great toasted and served with butter.
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Author Renee

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons half-and-half or milk
  • 1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potato

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Lighly grease a 9- X 5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, granulated sugar, and dark brown sugar in a large bowl. Stir in chopped pecans.
  3. Whisk together eggs, oil, applesauce, half-and-half, and sweet potato in a medium bowl until smooth.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Stir just until moistened.
  5. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.
  6. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes or until a toothpick or cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool bread in the pan for 15 minutes.
  8. Use a knife to loosen the bread from the edges of the pan. Remove bread from pan and cool completely on a wire rack.

Recipe Notes

A recipe for sweet potato quick bread. It is a moist bread made with cooked and mashed sweet potatoes, chopped pecans, and brown sugar. Great toasted and served with butter.