Sweet Potato and Raisin Bread2014-12-19
- Yield : 1 batch
- Prep Time : 30m
- Cook Time : 1:15 h
- Ready In : 2:00 h
- 300g plain flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp grated nutmeg
- 450g mashed cooked sweet potatoes
- 100g light brown sugar
- 115g butter or margarine, melted and cooled
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 85g raisins
Preheat a 180°C oven. Grease a 9×5 in (23×13cm) loaf tin.
Sift the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg into a small bowl. Set aside.
With an electric mixer, beat the mashed sweet potatoes with the brown sugar, butter or margarine and eggs until well mixed.
Add the flour mixture and the raisins. Stir with a wooden spoon until the flour is just mixed in.
Transfer the batter to the prepared tin. Bake until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean, 1-1¼ hours.
Let cool in the tin on a wire rack.