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whole wheat sweet potato bread recipe

Course bread
Cuisine healthy
Servings 1 loaf
Author Claudia Rinaldi | Gourmet Project


  • 3 medium sweet potatoes or whatever equals (I had a big and a medium)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 11 oz whole wheat flour 320 gr
  • 5,3 oz brown sugar 150 gr
  • 5,3 oz heavy cream 150 gr - I used a vegan version: coconut cream
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 teaspoons mixed winter spices allspice, ginger, cinnamon
  • 1 extra teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Heat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Place the sweet potatoes on a foil sheet and bake them 40-60 minutes, depending on their size: wait until they're fork tender.
  3. In two different bowls mix the dry (flour, sugar, spices, baking soda) and the wet ingredients (eggs, vanilla extract, olive oil).
  4. When the potatoes are ready, peel them, mash them with a fork or a masher and add them to the wet ingredients.
  5. Last, mix all the ingredients using a wood spoon. Notice that it will not be a cake texture dough, nor a bread one, it will be right in the middle.
  6. Place the mixture into a plum cake pan, lined with baking paper.
  7. Set the oven to 160°C and bake the bread 40-45 minutes.
  8. enjoy it for breakfast with butter and jam