Sweet Potato and Raisin Bread Recipe

Sweet Potato and Raisin Bread Recipe

Ingredients : Makes one 900g loaf

350 g

10 ml

2.5 ml

5 ml

2.5 ml

450 g

90 g

115 g


75 g


Baking powder


Ground cinnamon

Grated nutmeg

Mashed cooked sweet potatoes

Light brown sugar

Butter or margarine, melted and cooled

Eggs, beaten


Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 180oC / 350oF / Gas 4. Grease a 900g/2 lb loaf dish or tin.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder, salt cinnamon and nutmeg into a small bowl. Set aside.
  • With an electric mixer, beat the mashed sweet potatoes with the brown sugar, butter or margarine, and eggs until well mixed.
  • Add the flour mixture and the raisins. Stir with a wooden spoon until the flour is just mixed in.
  • Transfer the batter to the prepared dish or tin. Bake until a skewer inserted in the centre of the loaf comes out clean, about 1 - 1 1/4 hours.
  • Let the bread cool in the pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes, then unmould from the dish or tin on to the wire rack and leave to cool completely.

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