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Sweet Potato Tea Cake

No recipe image available.Call it tea cake or call it quick bread, or call it delicious—all three names work for this sweet potato treat. Try it toasted with butter!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
2 large eggs, beaten
2/3 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup seedless raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Cooking Directions:

  1. Measure flour, soda, salt, cinnamon and sugar into mixing bowl. Make a well in center. Measure remaining ingredients into well. Stir carefully, just enough to mix.
  2. Pour into greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 1 hour. Remove from pan. Cool before slicing.

Makes 1 loaf cake; 8 servings.

Recipe courtesy of North Carolina Sweetpotato Commission.