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Sweet Potato Cranberry Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sally Gladwell Holton
Added: Monday, December 1, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup packed, light brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
3/4 cup mashed, cooked sweet potatoes
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1/3 cup orange juice
2 1/2 cups sifted flour
1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon mace, optional
1 cup coarsely chopped fresh cranberries

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar, butter, potatoes, eggs, and orange juice in a large bowl. In a separate bowl or on a square of wax paper sift the dry ingredients together. Add to the potato mixture and mix just until blended-no longer. Fold in the chopped cranberries. Turn batter into a greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven 50 to 60 minutes or until cake tester in bread comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Then remove to wire rack and cool completely. If desired top this bread with a confectioners' sugar glaze before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This comes from my dear friend and mentor, Mary Howerton.

 

 

 

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