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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
Keyword breads, dessert
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)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Prep bread pan with baking spray. Set aside.

  3. 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.

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

  5. Add the chopped pecans, stirring to mix.

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

  7. 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,)

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

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