Sweet Potato Cinnamon Bread
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
Makes4 loaves (6 slices each)
- 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 large 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 299 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 236mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.
Jan 16, 2020
The bread is awesome! Very moist, almost cake like. It reminds me of zucchini bread. I made a few substitutions just to see and it still came out wonderful. I added a little nutmeg, did half white sugar and half brown sugar, and for the the flour I did 1 1/2 cups all purpose, 1 1/2 cups oat flour and 1/2 cup of almond flour. I did leave out the walnuts as I am not a fan of them. This will definitely be my go to sweet potato bread recipe.
Nov 18, 2016
My across-the-street neighbor, Carolee, made this delicious quick bread. She followed the recipe exactly and the result was a moist and delicious quick bread with the subtle taste of sweet potato. The raisins added just the right amount of extra sweetness and the walnuts added a nice crunch. If I'd do anything different when I make this recipe, I'd toast the walnuts. Other than that..... delicious!!
Nov 1, 2016
I plan to use some leftover baked sweet potatoes from Thanksgiving to see how that works out.
Oct 29, 2016
I made this Sweet Potato Bread and it's over the top good, so moist , going to make more to give to family and friends when I make up goodie trays for the holidays. The recipe made seven 5-3/4 x 3 x 2 loafs and they raised up way above the pans, I used Bakers Joy non stick spray instead of greasing the pans. Awesome ! Awesome ! Bread......I also wrapped all but one loaf in press and seal and put in zip lock baggy and froze, I had to sample the 7 th loaf.
Nov 8, 2015
I made this today and followed the recipe to the letter except I substituted pecans for walnuts. It was exceptional.
Mar 5, 2015
Mmmmmm! Yummy moist quick bread! Only change i made was to use dried cranberries instead of raisins. This recipe is a keeper!
Nov 11, 2014
The recipe was so awesome and so delicious. The 1st time I made it I followed the recipe. The 2nd time I made it I didn't put in raisins and instead of milk I used egg nog. I will definitely be making the bread more often.
Nov 9, 2014
I made this bread this a.m. and changed it a little. instead of raisins i used dried cherries and a few craisins.& used only cinnamon & a little pumpkin pie spice.....made 6 small loaves.it's very good and also gave a loaf to my neighbor....
Nov 1, 2014
I cannot make a review yet, but I have a question. Would the cinnamon chips possibly be a good addition? My review will bring the stats down but I have not tried the recipe yet.
Oct 28, 2014
Made recipe exactly as written. Delicious!!! Took longer to bake - such big loaves. Next time I will make 3 medium loaves.