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Sweet Potato Surprise Bread

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“This recipe was submitted by Kathryn Jackson, winner of the dessert category at the Ham and Yam Festival in North Carolina.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
YIELD:
1 loaf
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For the bread: Preheat oven to 350°F In a large bowl, combine bread mix, sweet potatoes, water and vegetable oil just until moistened. Pour half of batter into a greased and floured 9x5-inch loaf pan. Spoon filling over batter. Spoon remaining batter over filling.
  2. Bake for 65-75 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes, then remove from pan and cool completely. Drizzle icing over bread. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.
  3. Filling: Beat cream cheese, sugar and egg with a mixer until smooth. Stir in sweet potatoes.
  4. Icing: Mix milk and powdered suugar until smooth. Add more milk, if needed, to form a drizzling consistency.

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