Savory Sweet Potato Pan Bread

Great bread idea! This sweet potato bread is baked using two types of flour in less than an hour.


8 servings


1 1/2 cups uncooked shredded sweet potato (about 1/2 potato)
1/2 cup granulated (white) sugar
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons instant minced onion
1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crumbled
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon sesame seed


Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Grease bottom of a 9 x 1/2-inch round pan with Pan Release, shortening or cooking spray.

Mix sweet potato, sugar, oil and eggs in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients except sesame seed. Spread in pan. Sprinkle sesame seed over batter.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Additional Information

If you don't have a round pan, you can bake the bread in an 8 x 8 x 2-inch square pan.

Top off warm wedges of this savory bread with Orange Butter. To make, beat together 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 teaspoon grated orange peel and 1 tablespoon orange juice. If desired, chill about 1 hour to blend flavors.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 245 (Calories from Fat 100), Total Fat 11 g (Saturated Fat 2 g), Cholesterol 55 mg; Sodium 340 mg; Total Carbohydrate 33 g (Dietary Fiber 2 g, Protein 5 g; Exchanges: 2 Starch; 2 Fat

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