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Sweet Potato Bread

Submitted by: JustRightMenus

Categories: The Produce Box, bread, breakfast, dessert, snack, sweet potato

From the kitchen of:

Beth Renwick, The Produce Box newsletter 2010


1 c. Crisco or other shortening

2 c. canned pumpkin OR 2 c. cooked, peeled, mashed sweet potatoes

2 eggs

2/3 c. water

3 1/2 c. flour

3 c. sugar

2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1/4 tsp ground allspice

1/4 tsp ground cloves


Preheat oven to 350°.

Melt shortening. Add pumpkin or sweet potatoes, and eggs. Mix well.

Combine all dlry ingredients in a separate bowl, then add to wet mixture.

Add the water as you need it, to keep the end mixture from being too dry.

Bake at 350° in greased loaf pans.

Small loaves bake for 30-35 minutes and large loaves bake for 50-55 minutes.

This recipe makes two large loaves or 3 small ones.