Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Bread!

Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Bread for breakfast or snack! When Candace went to Mama's last week, she noticed that Mama had several pints of cooked sweet potatoes in her freezer. When she questioned Mama about it, Mama told her she had put them up to make something with the sweet potatoes later. So, Candace found a couple of recipes using sweet potatoes and sent them to me. One was the recipe for this Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Bread from Rebooted Mom's website. So, guess what Mama and I made last week??? MAPLE CINNAMON SWEET POTATO BREAD, of course!!! Mama and I had made a couple of breads using sweet potatoes last fall: Mama's Harvest Bread, Sweet Potato Bread with Streusel Topping. So, Mama wanted to compare her recipes with this new … [Read more...]

Mama’s Harvest Bread for Fall!

Mama's Harvest Bread . . . Mama has been making her Harvest Bread for decades, often baking it in metal coffee cans. I've run across several recipes like that recently, and as far as I know, they don't make the metal coffee cans any more. I could be wrong:) Anyway, Mama's Harvest Bread is made with mashed sweet potatoes and orange juice concentrate, two delicious flavors that totally complement each other. Plus chopped pecans give it a little extra crunch! Mama Day Friday . . . When I went to Mama's Friday, she had the sweet potato pulp already out for us to make this bread. Although she still cooks, sometimes it's easier if either Jeri or I am there to help her. Anyway, we made her Harvest Bread. The batter is made with … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Bread with Streusel Topping

Mama Friday and Sweet Potato Bread! Last week, Mama said she had some frozen cooked sweet potatoes in her freezer and wanted to make a Sweet Potato Pie. That's one of her favorite fall pies. I told her that we would make the pie when I was there for my Mama Friday visit, and that we should also make Sweet Potato Bread with Streusel Topping. She, of course, thought that was a great idea! So, that's what our plan was for Mama Friday. In the meantime, I looked through both old and new cookbooks, as well as online for a Sweet Potato Bread recipe. I knew I would find one because sweet potatoes are used quite a bit in southern cooking. I did find a recipe for a Sweet Potato Loaf Cake in a 1981 Southern Living Annual Recipes cookbook. It sounded … [Read more...]