Southern Sweet Potato Bread

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“This is outstanding. It is really so much better with fresh cooked sweet potatoes.”
1hr 25mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325ºF.
  2. Grease BOTTOM only of an 8½x4½x2½-inch loaf pan.
  3. Stir together flour and spices in mixing bowl.
  4. With a spoon, stir in sugar, eggs, oil and milk; blend well.
  5. Stir in sweet potatoes, pecans and raisins.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  7. Bake 1 hour and 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pan 15 minutes.
  9. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
  10. For easier slicing, wrap loaf and store overnight in a cool place.
  11. Bread mellows over time and will keep for several days.
  12. NOTE: If using all-purpose flour, sift 2 tsps baking powder and 1/4 tsp salt with the flour and spices.

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