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Sweet Potato Bread & Pineapple Butter Recipe

Sweet Potato Bread & Pineapple Butter Recipe

I hope you like my sweet potato bread recipe as much as I do. The combination of tangy pineapple with this spicy sweet loaf is delicious! —Diane Goss, Chester, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • BUTTER:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, well drained

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the eggs, potatoes, oil and water. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine butter and pineapple. Serve with bread. Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices) and 1 cup butter.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 271 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 181mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein .

Reviews for Sweet Potato Bread & Pineapple Butter

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Ceege
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2015

"Delicious and very moist. My family loved it. Instead of the pineapple butter, I mixed 8 oz. 1/3 less fat cream cheese (softened) and the can of pineapple drained. If mixture is too thick, just add a few drops of that pineapple juice to make it spreadable. Yummy!!!!!!!"

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Joy20
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2014

"Very, very good! Hubby is my critic on all new recipes. Says this is a keeper. Instead of 1/3 cup of water I used orange juice. Baking time was 1 hour 10 minutes in my oven. Very moist."

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Juliad0514
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2014

"definitely a five star recipe. my family loved this. my dad actually made the comment that he'll "never eat banana bread again!" It was delicious! I think the pineapple butter would be great with other things, too."

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contrarywife
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2014

"Excellent bread! As another reviewer suggested I reduced the sugar to one cup. I substituted 1/4 teaspoon cloves and 1/4 teaspoon allspice for the nutmeg and added about a cup of walnuts. I didn't make the pineapple butter ... the bread is yummy, moist and sweet all on its own. I bake a lot of quick breads and this one will definitely be placed in the tried and true file!"

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exermom
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2014

"Sounds real good. But I'm not a fan of the butter. What would the nutritionals be without it?

You can't post a question without rating the recipe? I feel bad rating it since I haven't tried it, but that looks like the only way I can get my question posted"

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BathtubNinja
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2014

"Couldn't stop picking off the delicious crusty pieces on top! I would recommend mixing a tablespoon of pineapple butter first to see if you'll like it. I found it to be overpowering, and the bread was too good to cover up the flavor."

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kvanderj
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2014

"This has become a year round favorite! Wonderful flavor and the pineapple butter makes it a special occasion!"

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JTBarnes
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2013

"This bread was very moist! I did make a couple of changes. I only used 1 cup of sugar and added some extra sweet potato that I had left over (1/2 cup more). I took this bread to a gathering and couldn't even sit down before I was asked about the recipe. It was gone pretty fast for someone coming late to the gathering. Have already made this 3 other times. It's a winner."

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AZ Cook
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2012

"Very good bread, though I'm dubious about the pineapple butter and didn't make it--sounds too sweet to me"

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RRDJ
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2012

"A keeper. Everybody loves when I make this"

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ShelleyBelly1
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2012

"Made this for a friend. She said Sweet Potato Bread = Deliciousness!"

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shortytalk
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2012

"so quick and easy to make...taste great"

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psweitz
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2012

"very easy and yummy!! Cooked the sweet potato in the microwave. the bread turned out great. baked it in a special "fall" loaf pan from William Sonoma.

It is very important to drain the pineapple completely! The butter will be hard to mix and will separate if not drained well."

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kennedy22@hotmail.com
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2012

"Loved it.. wouldn't change a thing!!!"

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lilithspring
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2012

"This sounds lovely, but was wondering if you could make it in smaller loaf pans to give as gifts."

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truckngirl
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2012

"Sounds so good! I love sweet potatoes. Can you use less sugar?"

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annteek49@att.net
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2012

"moist and tasty"

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kmparks2
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2011

"Tastes awesome and has my whole house smelling amazing. Simple to make as well."

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Huntergirl
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2011

"This is wonderful with or without the pineapple butter. I will definitely make it again."

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lerice84
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2011

"I make this bread ALL of the time. It is DELICIOUS and easy to prepare. I'm not a good baker but even I can't mess it up. Everybody raves over it when I make it. It doesn't even need the butter!"

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snmckey
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2011

"Fogot to mention that I always substitute the oil for applesauce and use about 1/2 the sugar. The consistency and flavor are still wonderful and you save calories."

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snmckey
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2011

"I make this bread often - everyone loves it. Sometimes I add1/4 tsp of Allspice and substitute orange juice for the water. I've also added in cranberries. This is a great recipe!"

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calif1950
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2010

"This was homey and yummy!"

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sevyjj
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2010

"This is such a wonderful moist bread! I love the pineapple butter! I will be making this again and again!"

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katycaruso
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2010

"This was delicious! Super tasty and comforting. The pineapple butter really made the flavors come together. Mine baked ~10 minutes longer than expected. Yum!"

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denise berlin
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2009

"The pineapple butter compliments the bread. It was a big hit during a family gathering."

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Gwinevere
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2009

"This bread is really delicious, but I think it's too much batter for just one loaf. Mine expanded quite a bit out of the top of the pan and the center took much longer than the stated cooking time to get done. Next time, I'll split it into two loaves. We weren't crazy about the pineapple butter, either - The taste wasn't great, and the consistency wasn't attractive. Maybe I did something wrong? My family preferred a pineapple cream cheese mixture I made for it. Anyway, the bread itself is wonderful and I'll definitely make it again with those modifications."

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