Print Options

 
 
 Print
Cranberry Sweet Potato Bread Recipe

Cranberry Sweet Potato Bread Recipe

I love to bake and this healthy bread is moist and so flavorful. I often make two loaves at a time and give one as a gift. —Janice Christofferson, Eagle River, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon each ground cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 can (15-3/4 ounces) sweet potatoes, drained and mashed
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract

Directions

  • 1. Toss cranberries with 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, spices, baking soda and remaining all-purpose flour. In another bowl, combine the sweet potatoes, eggs, oil and extracts. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in cranberries.
  • 2. Transfer to an 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 42-48 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices).

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 192 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 189 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.