Sweet Potato-Streusel Quick Bread

  • claremaru Posted: 12/07/08
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    Good for breakfast. I only got 12 slices out of the loaf, which makes it heftier in calories per serving. Next time, will make twice as much topping. Used turbinado sugar in the topping - prettier & more crunch!

  • LRGaskins Posted: 03/16/09
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    Be careful not to add too much potato, or it will end up mushy in the middle. I cooked the loaf for and hour and a half and it never did seem to cook all of the way through. Also, be sure to press the topping in really well as it says, or it will just fall off before it even gets to your mouth! I think muffins would be a better choice.

  • yellorose Posted: 03/20/10
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    Very good. I didn't have any pecans and didn't think almonds would work, so I left off the topping. It was still very good. Only other change - I added 1 T orange zest based on other review. Would definitely be easier to slice w/ electric knife as recommended. Can't wait to make this again!

  • mary12345 Posted: 11/08/10
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    This was delicious, especially the streusel topping, but the dough seemed very dry,didn't rise very well, and was quite dense. We still ate it all! I followed the recipe exactly and don't know why it didn't rise like the picture. The topping is fabulous, but most fell off as took it out of the pan, so be sure you press it in well.

  • DeeHer Posted: 12/03/10
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    Absolutely delicious! I love sweet potato and I love pecans so I was so excited when I found this recipe, couldn't wait to try it. When measuring the flours make sure you pack it lightly, otherwise 2/3 cups orange juice will no be enough liquid.

  • rstarrlemaitre Posted: 12/19/11
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    Love this bread - all the flavor of a sweet potato pie, with the texture of a banana bread. The pecan topping crumbles off, so next time I would make it a middle layer, baked into the batter. Baked for exactly 1 hour, which was perfect for the interior, but the outside edges got a little crisp/browned.

  • clouburns Posted: 08/04/12
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    It sounds like a few of you are packing the flour, when measuring it. Even light packing will make the bread mix too dense. When measuring flour, use a soup spoon to spoon out the flour into the measuring cup. Do not press/pack it down, at all! Also, use the kind of measuring cup that gives you the precise amount you need, slightly overfill the cup, then take a knife and run it across the top of the cup, to get rid of the excess flour.

  • lisam5114 Posted: 03/15/12
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    This bread was really good!! My entire family enjoyed it!! This is a definate make again recipe!!!

  • melenchon Posted: 02/02/13
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    Yum! I used vegan butter and substituted flaxseed for egg to make it vegan and it was delicious. Might not use the streusel topping next time it made it a little too sweet for breakfast.

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