Whole Wheat Sweet Potato Bread

This bread is refined sugar-free and can be made vegan if you use an egg substitute, like flax eggs.



Step: 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.

Step: 2

Place sweet potato on a microwave-safe plate and pierce skin 5 or 6 times. Cook in the microwave, rotating halfway through, until tender, 5 to 8 minutes. Cool until easily handled, about 5 minutes. Peel and mash in a small bowl.

Step: 3

Mix whole wheat flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt together in a large bowl.

Step: 4

Whisk applesauce, eggs, and maple syrup together in a separate bowl. Mix in 1 cup mashed sweet potato.

Step: 5

Pour applesauce mixture over flour mixture; stir to combine. Fold in walnuts. Pour into the prepared loaf pan.

Step: 6

Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 45 to 55 minutes. Cool in the pan for 15 minutes; invert onto a wire rack and let cool completely, about 20 minutes.


Per Serving: 213 calories; protein 6.6g; carbohydrates 38.2g; fat 5g; cholesterol 46.5mg; sodium 270.2mg.

The best flavour of the flour could make a real deal to your bread. Different makers do vary. Great taste or Canadian flours, which are naturally higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re make wholemeal dough , which not always rise as well as clear bread.

To make this in a breadmaker , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the makers instructions.

A bread first rising can be done in the fridge overnight . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can work it night before , then clear it off the next day.

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