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Sweet Potato Cinnamon Bread

 Sweet Potato Cinnamon Bread
My family loves quick breads. This one is moist and spicy. If you don't have mini loaf pans it works just as well in regular size pans. — Nancy Foust, Stoneboro, Pennsylvania
24 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-2/3 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 cups raisins
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, whisk the first eight
  • ingredients. In another bowl, whisk eggs, sweet potatoes, oil and
  • milk until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened.
  • Fold in raisins and walnuts.
  • Transfer to four greased 5-3/4x3x2-in. loaf pans. Bake 35-40 minutes
  • or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in
  • pans 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4
  • loaves (6 slices each).

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Sweet Potato Cinnamon Bread (continued)

For larger loaves: Prepare recipe as directed, using two greased 9x5-in. loaf pans. Bake in preheated 350° oven 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Yield: 2 loaves (12 slices each)
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 299 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 236 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.