I had already made "Dchef's Sweet Potato Cornbread". Now it's time for "Dchefs' Sweet Potato Bread". Needless to say it was a huge hit at our Waynesville North Carolina Bed and Breakfast during breakfast. I'd like to share the recipe with all of you.
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 large egg
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
1/2 cup heavy cream or vanilla yogurt
1/3 cup chopped pecans
2.Add mashed sweet potatoes. Beat on high for 30 seconds
3.Combine all dry ingredients except the nuts. Sift 3 times. Add in flour and cream or yogurt alternating.Mix well after each addition. Add nuts and mix.
4.Pour into a greased and floured 9x5x3 loaf pan and bake for 1 hour 15 minutes until brown. Test for doneness with a toothpick.