• David Power Shares Sweet Potato Bread

    A huge thank you to David Power for sharing his recipe!


    This one is a Southern delight with a ‘more-ish’ taste. One bite and you want more! This bread freezes well.


    1 1/2 cups white sugar
    1/2 cup vegetable oil
    2 eggs
    1 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    1/3 cup water
    1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
    1/2 cup chopped pecans


    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    1. Combine sugar and oil; beat well.

    2. Add eggs and beat.

    3. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.

    4. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture alternately with water.

    5. Stir in sweet potatoes and chopped nuts.

    6. Pour batter into greased 9×5 inch loaf pan (or 2 small loaf pans).

    7. Bake for about one hour.

    About Fredda Jones

    Fredda Davis Jones was raised “in the country” in Comanche County and learned very early that creativity and innovation are traits that can flourish even in small-town Texas and that with enough effort, indeed nothing is impossible, including being married to the same man for over 40 years! Rickey and Fredda have 2 children, 5 grandchildren, and a crazy life that includes sitting in the bleachers several times a week. The rest of her time is spent creating great content for texansunited.com and marketing small-town Texas.
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