This Sweet Potato Pecan Bread was inspired by the autumn favorite, candied sweet potatoes. It is moist, fragrant, and delicious served warm. | RotiNRice.com

Sweet Potato Pecan Bread

This Sweet Potato Pecan Bread was inspired by the autumn favorite, candied sweet potatoes. It is moist, fragrant , and delicious served warm. 
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 50 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American, Western
Servings: 12
Calories: 198
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 medium sweet potato (about 8oz/225g)
  • cups all-purpose flour (225g)
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ½ cup sugar (110g)
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil (60ml)
  • ¾ cup buttermilk (180ml)
  • ½ cup chopped pecans (50g)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Scrub and rinse sweet potato. Prick it all over with a fork. Roast in 350°F (180°C) oven for 45 to 50 minutes. Remove and let cool. Peel and mash well.
  • Grease and flour a loaf pan.
  • In a medium bowl, combine all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and cloves. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine sugar, egg, vegetable oil, buttermilk, and sweet potatoes. Add dry mixture to sweet potato mixture. Stir until well combined. Fold in pecans. Spoon batter into loaf pan.
  • Bake in a 350°F (180°C) oven for 55 to 60 minutes. Remove and cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan and allow it to cool completely.

NUTRITION

Calories: 198kcal
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