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Sweet Potato Maple Bread

Sweet Potato Maple Bread

Sweet Potato Maple Bread

Calling all sweet potato lovers! Are you tired of just enjoying this savory ingredient one way? Then look no further than my Sweet Potato Maple Bread.

Sweet Potato Maple Bread

Each loaf is baked to fluffy perfection, infused with sweet potato, maple syrup, nutmeg, allspice, pecans, and smoky bourbon.

Sweet Potato Maple Bread

Yes, you read right! Warm up from the inside out with this bread that combines an equal amount of sweet and savory flavors for a unique appetizer that will be a show stopper wherever you serve it!

Sweet Potato Maple Bread

Prep Time: 10 minutes |  Cook Time: 1 hour |  Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes | Yield: 10

Sweet Potato Maple Bread

Ingredients: 

15 ounces canned sweet potatoes, drained

1 1/4 cups granulated sugar

1/3 cup water

1/3 cup vegetable oil

2 Tbsp Maple syrup

1 Tbsp Bourbon

2 large eggs, room temp

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp baking soda

3/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1/4 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp allspice

1 tsp cinnamon

½ cup pecans

Cinnamon Glaze Topping

1 C powdered sugar

2-4 tbsp whole milk

2 tbsp ground cinnamon

½ cup Heath Bar baking bits

Instructions: 

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2: Spray a 9×5 loaf pan with nonstick baking spray. Set aside.

Step 3: In a large mixing bowl, mash sweet potatoes.

Step 4: Add sugar, water, oil, maple syrup, Bourbon, and eggs to the sweet potatoes. Mix to combine.

Step 5: In a medium bowl, add the flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice, and baking powder. Whisk to combine.

Step 6: Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix well to combine.

Step 7: Add the pecans and mix to combine.

Step 8: Pour evenly into the prepared pan.

Step 9: Bake for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Step 10: Cool for 15 minutes in the pan.

Prepare the Cinnamon glaze.

Step 11: Using a medium bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, milk, and ground cinnamon until combined

Step 12: Turn the loaf out onto a wire rack to cool completely

Step 13: Pour the glaze on top of the bread

Step 14: Sprinkle Heath Bar baking bits all over the loaf.

Enjoy!

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Sweet Potato Maple Bread

Sweet Potato Maple Bread

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Looking for the perfect way to spread some joy this year? Make this moist Sweet Potato Maple Bread full of your favorite seasonal spices, sweet poato, and topped with a smooth Cinnamon glaze topping with a crunchy layer of Heath Bar bits.

Ingredients

  • 15 ounces canned sweet potatoes, drained
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp Maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp Bourbon
  • 2 large eggs, room temp
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup pecans

Cinnamon glaze topping:

  • 1 C powdered suga
  • 2-4 tbsp whole milk
  • 2 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup Heath Bar baking bits

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9x5 loaf pan with nonstick baking spray. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mash sweet potatoes.
  4. Add sugar, water, oil, maple syrup, Bourbon, and eggs to the sweet potatoes. Mix to combine.
  5. In a medium bowl, add the flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice, and baking powder.
  6. Whisk to combine.
  7. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix well to combine.
  8. Add the pecans and mix to combine.
  9. Pour evenly into the prepared pan.
  10. Bake for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  11. Cool for 15 minutes in the pan.

Prepare the Cinnamon glaze:

  1. Using a medium bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, milk, and ground cinnamon until combined
  2. Turn the loaf out onto a wire rack to cool completely
  3. Pour the glaze on top of the bread
  4. Sprinkle Heath Bar baking bits all over the loaf.
  5. Enjoy!
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