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Sweet Potato Pecan Bread

This Sweet Potato Pecan Bread is perfect for the fall and holiday season. Plus, it's a simple homemade bread recipe that's packed full of taste and flavor!

Course dessert, breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 10 Servings
Author Rob


  • 1 15 oz. can sweet potatoes(drain, saving 2 TBSP liquid)

  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder

  • 1/2 cup pecans (chopped)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  • Prep bread pan with baking spray. Set aside.

  • Add the sweet potatoes, the reserved sweet potato liquid in a large bowl. Mash the sweet potatoes. Add sugar, water, oil and eggs to the mashed sweet potatoes. Mix well.

  • Slowly add the flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, and pumpkin pie spices. Stir to mix well.

  • Add the chopped pecans, stirring to mix.

  • Pour the the batter into the bread pan. Use a butter knife to even the op of the batter.

  • Bake at 350 degrees for 70 minutes. (Insert a toothpick in the center to make sure the bread is done, The toothpick should come out clean,)

  • Remove from the oven. Allow to cool for 15 minutes while still in the pan.

  • Turn out the bread on a wire rack to cool completely.