Spiced Sweet Potato and Pecan Bread with Maple Glaze

Spiced Sweet Potato and Pecan Bread with Maple Glaze

Spiced Sweet Potato and Pecan Bread with Maple Glaze

Ingredients

1 c. sweet potatoes (or canned yams)

1 c. sugar

½ c. butter, softened

½ c. milk

1 tsp. vanilla

2 eggs

¼ c. sour cream

1 ½ c. flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. baking soda

½ tsp. salt

1 Tbsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. ginger

1 tsp. nutmeg

1 small box vanilla pudding (you will only use the powder…do not prepare according to box directions)

1 c. pecans, chopped

GLAZE:

1 c. powder sugar

1 tsp. cinnamon

¼ tsp. ginger

¼ tsp. nutmeg

2 Tbsp. maple syrup (could use milk instead if you don’t like maple flavor)

¼ c. chopped pecans

Mix all ingredients for the glaze together. Drizzle over the top of the bread.

Sprinkle nuts on top.

Directions

Preheat oven to 350. Grease loaf pan and set aside.

In a medium bowl sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, pudding, and spices. Set aside.

Mix sweet potatoes/yams, sugar, and butter together until blended. Add milk, vanilla, eggs, and sour cream; blend well. Add the flour mixture and mix just until incorporated. Mix in pecans.

Pour into prepared loaf pan and bake for about an hour or until a toothpick comes out clean.

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