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Sweet Potato Bread & Pineapple Butter

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Makes

1 loaf (16 slices) and 1 cup butter

I hope you like my sweet potato bread recipe as much as I do. The combination of tangy pineapple with this spicy sweet loaf is delicious! —Diane Goss, Chester, Virginia

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • BUTTER:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, well drained

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the eggs, potatoes, oil and water. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. Transfer to a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
  3. In a small bowl, combine butter and pineapple. Serve with bread.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 271 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 181mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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