Amazing Spiced Sweet Potato Mini-Loafs
Aside from its fantastic flavor, the amazing thing about this moist quick bread is that it uses only 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil in the whole recipe. Low fat never tasted to good!
1/2 cup cooked Sweet Potatoes, peeled and pureed
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup apple juice
3/4 cup raisins
1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In a large saucepan, combine Sweet Potatoes, brown sugar, apple juice, raisins, oil, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice. Bring to a boil over high heat. Lower heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Set aside to cool.
Sift together flour, soda and baking powder. Add to the cooled Sweet Potato mixture; stir well. Fold in walnuts. Spoon batter into 3 greased mini (approximately 3-by 6-inch) loaf pans. Bake on lowest rack in 325 degree F. oven for 60 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes then turn out and transfer loaves to wire rack to cool completely.
Makes 3 mini loaves or 18 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving
protein 3 g.
carbohydrate 31 g
fat 3 g.
cholesterol 0 mg
sodium 92 mg.
Vitamin A 1,083 IU
Courtesy of North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission