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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
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 40 mins
Total Time
1 hr 50 mins
 

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

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American, Western
Servings: 12
Calories: 198 kcal
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
  1. 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.

  2. Grease and flour a loaf pan.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and cloves. Set aside.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.