Sunday, October 24, 2010

Sweet Potato Bread

What a great way to make use of a leftover sweet potato!

1 1/2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/3 cup water 1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Combine sugar and oil; beat well. Add eggs and beat. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture alternately with water. Stir in sweet potatoes and chopped nuts.
Pour batter into greased 9x5 inch loaf pan (or 2 small loaf pans). Bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes

I added a yummy vanilla glaze

3 tablespoons butter, melted
2 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
3 tablespoons water
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
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Directions:Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 13 mins
1 Mix 3 tbsp butter, melted, 2-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar, 3 tbls water and 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract until smooth

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