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SWEET POTATO BANANA BREAD

Sweet Potato Banana Bread - TSLC

This sweet potato banana bread is so good. It freezes well and keeps in the refrigerator for several days. We love it with coffee for breakfast and as a snack anytime. This bread makes a great gift, too.

1 large sweet potato, cooked, peeled and mashed or 1 cup (You could probably use canned, too, but I have not tried it.)
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup oil (I used Canola)
1 cup mashed bananas
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons bourbon whiskey (Optional)
2 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup nuts of your choice (I used pecans)
 
Combine sweet potatoes, white sugar, brown sugar, oil, bananas, vanilla, whiskey and eggs in a large bowl mixing well with a spoon.  Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg and mix well with a wire whisk.  Mix the two together with a spoon.  Pour into a sprayed loaf pan and top with nuts.  (This will make one large loaf or two small loaves). Bake in preheated 350 degree oven until center is done or about 40 minutes.  Enjoy!
 
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21 Responses

  1. This bread is so fantastic. Everyone loved it! I put in spiced rum since that’s what I had, really good. I had a very large sweet potato and extra bananas so I ended up tripling the recipe and making several mini loaves which I gifted to friends and family. My 2 1/2 yr granddaughter kept saying “Mo, MiMa, Mo!!”! Two thumbs up and 5 stars.

  2. I think that pumpkin (not pie filling) could probably be substituted for the sweet potato….

  3. Don’t forget the diabetics…what could I use to replace the sugar and how much?

  4. Can’t get the printer icon to work, get a “broke X” symbol.

    • I just tried it on this post with no problem Christine. Try clicking on the name of the recipe and then going to the bottom of the page and clicking on the printer icon.

  5. This sounds sooooo good.

  6. This Sweet Potato Banana Bread is wonderful!! I love the tastes of the bananas & sweet potatoes combined. Thanks for sharing!

  7. The recipe doesn’t tell you how much sweet potatoe to use ??

  8. This looks really good . I’ll be pinning this one.

  9. I bet yhe house smelled so good after baking that.

  10. Trying it now. I can’t wait to take it to school tomorrow and share with my coworkers.

  11. I have a very similar recipe but instead of the sweet potato, it has a small can of crushed pineapple (Hawaiian style). It’s called Doctor Bird Cake (I have no idea why, the recipe was passed down to me). It will last for weeks in the fridge! And, freezes well too. It’s nice to be able to make regional plays on an original recipe.

  12. Yum

  13. this sounds wonderful

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