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Spiced Sweet Potato Bread

 Spiced Sweet Potato Bread
This moist and spicy bread from field editor Rebecca Cook Jones of Henderson, Nevada gives a true feeling of fall. “My family isn’t fond of traditional sweet potatoes, so I make this yummy bread instead,” says Rebecca.
16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed sweet potatoes (about 2 medium)
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 6 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine first eight
  • ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk eggs, sweet potatoes, oil and
  • orange juice. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold
  • in pecans.
  • Transfer to a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. Bake 60-65 minutes or until a
  • toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before
  • removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf.