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Sweet Potato Pecan Bread
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon mace
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup chopped dates or raisins
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup applesauce
4 tablespoons milk
1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
Grease bottom of a loaf pan approximately 9 x 5 x 3-inches.
Stir together flour, baking powder, salt and spices in mixing bowl; stir in the sugar, pecans, and raisins or dates.
In a separate bowl, combine eggs, applesauce, milk, and mashed sweet potatoes; stir to blend well.
Add wet mixture to the dry ingredients and mix with a large spoon just until the mixture is moistened.
Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake at 325 degrees F for about 1 hour and 10 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pan on a rack for 15 minutes.
Remove from pan and continue cooling on wire rack.
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