Southern Sweet Potato Loaf

By: Farberware Culinary Team

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1 3/4 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon mace
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup sweet potato, peeled, cooked and mashed
Optional: icing


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and mace. Using a mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, beating after each addition. Mix in the orange zest, vanilla, and sweet potato. Add the flour mixture gradually, beating until just combined. Turn the dough into 9”x5” loaf pan. Bake 1 hour or until a tester comes out clean.