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Sweet Potato – Cranberry Bread

Sweet Potato – Cranberry Bread

Loaf of Sweet Potato - Cranberry Bread

Loaf of Sweet Potato – Cranberry Bread

The Scoop on Sweet Potatoes

Fresh Sweet Potatoes

Fresh Sweet Potatoes

There are many varieties and colors of sweet potatoes.  The orange of the sweet potato provides the vitamin A, beta-carotene. To get the full benefit of beta-carotene, it is important to have some fat with your sweet-potato meals. Boiling or steaming the potatoes enhances the nutritional value.  Additional nutrients include vitamin C, manganese, and potassium.  The heath benefits of sweet potatoes are anti-inflammatory nutrients, antioxidants and blood-sugar regulating nutrients

How-to for Sweet Potato-Cranberry Bread

For years the only way sweet potatoes were eaten at our house was to have plenty of butter and brown sugar.  Now we enjoy them seasoned with olive oil, thyme or oregano and minced ginger, baked at 425 F for 25 minutes or until tender, in a cast iron skillet.  Add these toyour lettuce salad.

 

Sweet Potato - Cranberry Bread

Enjoy the versatility of sweet potatoes and cranberries in a tea bread full of nutritional benefits for a snack or dessert.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Servings: 30 slices
Author: Julia Ann

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons fresh grated nutmeg
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup cooking oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup pecans optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Grease and line the bottoms of 2 - 9 x 5-inch loaf pans with parchment paper.
  • Grease the parchment paper and dust pans with flour.
  • Measure and sift the dry ingredients together into a large bowl.
  • Add the eggs, oil, water and sweet potatoes to the dry ingredients.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Stir in the cranberries and nuts if used.
  • Pour into the 2 greased and floured loaf pans.
  • Bake at 350 F for 1 hour, or inserted toothpick come out clean.
  • Take bread out of the pans while very warm.
  • Wrap in plastic wrap or foil to cool completely.
  • Can be frozen.

Notes

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Slice of Sweet Potato Cranberry Bread

Slice of Sweet Potato Cranberry Bread

Julia Ann and cookbookinabox® in partnership with Netta Belle’s Choice® bring you great recipes for your cooking experience.

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