Southern Sweet Potato Bread


1/4 c. butter

1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar 2 eggs (beaten)

1 c. mashed, cooked sweet potatoes (fresh or canned)

3 tbsp. milk

1 tsp. grated orange rind

2 c. self rising flour

1/4 tsp. nutmeg

1/4 tsp. allspice

1/2 c. chopped nuts


Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan. Cream butter; add brown sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs, sweet potatoes, milk, and orange rind. Beat with mixer until thoroughly combined. Add flour, nutmeg and allspice to sweet potato mixture with nuts. Mix thoroughly until smooth. Turn batter into prepared pan. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes. Let cool in pan 10 minutes. Cool before slicing. This bread is great sliced thin with orange cream spread.


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