Recipe by Jshelton
"One of my favorite recipes made by my grandmother and handed down to me. My Granny made this bread as a sweet treat, but it was great for breakfast."
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1 1/4 cups
1 2/3 cups
sifted self-rising flour
I made muffins instead of bread and it was amazing they lasted two days. I also added just a dash of ginger, put walnuts and brown sugar(not melted) on top instead of the inside.
okay. haven't had a chance to actually taste it yet but i just finished glazing the bread. a few little annoyances i had with the recipe were: i could not get the butter and brown sugar to actually turn into a glaze as written so I added another tsp of butter; still no glaze action. then I added a small amount of water the pow! we have glaze. I stirred vigorously for about a minute until it started to caramelize, then poured it over the bread and added the pecan to the top. thought it would make it more visually attractive and it did.
OK so I made this but made muffins rather than a loaf.
I made a few changes, I only used 1 cup of white sugar (we don't like things too sweet in our house)and it was plenty sweet enough but think I'll use half a cup of white and half a cup of brown sugar next time.
I also didn't add any pecans or make the topping.
I reduced the cooking time slightly, the muffins took about 20 mins at 375.
I made 24 muffins but they were pretty small so next time I think I'll probably do 16 - 18 larger muffins.
Everyone in my family loved them (especially the kids - even the picky one).
I only gave it 4 stars as I found cooking the potato a little time consuming - I will peel and boil next time as this only takes about 20mins as opposed to 1 hour in the oven and then having to wait for it to cool enough to peel.
I WILL be making this again.
My kids loved this!!!!
This was really good. I didn't do the glaze and pecan topping. I bet that would be great though.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Granny's Sweet Potato Bread
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 158
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