Amazing Spiced Sweet Potato Mini-Loaves


1/2 cup cooked sweet potatoes, peeled and pureed
1 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup raisins
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
12 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup apple juice
1 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  In a large saucepan, combine sweet potatoes, brown sugar,
apple juice, raisins, oil, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice.  Bring to a boil over high
heat.  Lower heat and simmer for 2 minutes.  Set aside to cool.
Sift together flour, soda and baking powder.  Add to the cooked sweet potato mixture,
stir well.  Fold in walnuts.
Spoon batter into 3 greased mini (approximately 3 x 6 inch) loaf pan.
Bake on lowest rack in 325 degrees oven for 60 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted
into center comes out clean.  Cool in pans for 10 minutes, then turn out and transfer
loaves to wire rack to cool completely.
 

 

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