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Southern Sweet Potato Bread with Pecans

Southern Sweet Potato Bread with Pecans Recipe


Reminiscent of pumpkin, sweet potatoes have a more delicate taste. This spicy, sweet loaf is well packed with raisins and pecans.


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 large eggs eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • ½ cup golden raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F ( 165 degrees C ). Grease an 8x4 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg cinnamon, and sugar. Add the eggs, oil, and milk; mix until well blended. Finally, stir in the mashed sweet potatoes, pecans, and golden raisins. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow bread to cool in the pan at least 15 minutes before removing. For best flavor, store overnight before serving.

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Nutritional Information

Southern Sweet Potato Bread with Pecans

Servings Per Recipe: 12
Calories: 313.6
% Daily Value *
protein: 8 %
carbohydrates: 13 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 9 %
fat: 26 %
saturated fat: 11 %
cholesterol: 10 %
vitamin a iu: 65 %
niacin equivalents: 17 %
vitamin b6: 7 %
vitamin c: 6 %
folate: 9 %
calcium: 7 %
iron: 8 %
magnesium: 8 %
potassium: 6 %
sodium: 6 %
thiamin: 20 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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