INGREDIENTS

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

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • 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 rind, 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.
  • Yield: 1 loaf
  • Cuisine: American
  • Course: Dessert