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Sweet Potato Corn Bread

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.


16 servings

Updated: Jan. 13, 2023
This cornbread bakes to a deep golden color with flecks of sweet potato visible. It looks a s good as it tastes. —Judy Roland, Mount Holly, North Carolina
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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 7 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 large eggs, room tempeature, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2-2/3 cups mashed cooked sweet potatoes


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the eggs, milk, oil and sweet potatoes. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan.
  2. Bake at 425° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cut into squares. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 267 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 499mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.

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