Sweet Potato-Raisin Bread Squares - Taste USA

Sweet Potato-Raisin Bread Squares

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Ingredients

1/2 No.10 can canned sweet potatoes, drained
6 1/4 Cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 Cups sugar
1/4 Cup instant non-fat dry milk*
2 Tablespoons baking powder
1 Teaspoon baking soda
1 Teaspoon salt
1 Teaspoon ground allspice
1 Teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 Teaspoon ground cloves
4 whole eggs
1 1/4 Cups water
1 Cup shortening
3/4 Cup California raisins
1 1/2 Cups chopped walnuts
Note: Substitute 2 tablespoons non-instant non-fat dry milk for instant nonfat dry milk if desired.

Further informations

Yield: 50 squares | Serves: 50 | Serving Size: (1/8 cup vegetables/fruits + 1 grains/breads)

 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 190 (Calories from Fat 31%); Total Fat 7 ( Saturated Fat 1.5; Trans Fat 0.5; ); Cholesterol 15; Sodium 125; Potassium 174; Total Carbohydrate 30; Dietary Fiber 1; Sugars 16; Protein 4; Calcium 35; Iron 1.

 

 

Directions

  • 1

    Mash drained sweet potatoes. Set aside.

  • 2

    Blend flour, sugar, dry milk, baking powder, baking soda, salt, allspice, nutmeg and cloves for 1 minute in mixer bowl on low speed.

  • 3

    Combine eggs and water. Add shortening and liquid mixture to dry ingredients. Blend for 1 minute on low speed. Beat for additional 1 minute on medium speed.

  • 4

    Add mashed sweet potatoes, raisins and nuts. Blend for 30 seconds on low speed. Beat for 1 minute on medium speed. DO NOT OVER MIX. Batter will be lumpy.

  • 5

    Pour batter into lightly greased steamtable pan (12 x 20 x 2 1/2-inch).

  • 6

    Bake in Conventional oven – 350°F for 55 to 65 minutes or Convection oven – 300°F for 35 to 45 minutes.

  • 7

    Cool. Cut 5 X 10 (50 pieces).

  • 8

    For loaf pan, pour 2 pounds 4 ounces (1-1/2 quarts) batter into each of 3 lightly greased loaf pans (4 x 10 x 4-inch). Bake in Conventional oven – 350°F for 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours or Convection oven – 300°F for 40 to 50 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool completely. Cut each loaf into 17 slices about 1/2-inch thick.

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