Cranberry Yam Bread

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 12 pieces

Packed with beta carotene, sweet potatoes or yams are a healthy addition to this quick bread.


2 large eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/3 cups sugar
1/3 cup canola oil
1 cup mashed sweet potatoes (yams) canned or cooked fresh
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup chopped cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.  Coat a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray and dust with flour. 
  2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, sugar, oil, yams and vanilla.  In separate bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, allspice, and baking soda.  Make a well in the center.  Pour yam mixture into well.  Mix just until moistened.  Stir in cranberries.  Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan. 
  3. Bake for 1 hour or until toothpick in center comes out clean.




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