West Indian - Style Sweet Potato Bun

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 249.4
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 25.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 50.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.8 g
  • Protein: 5.2 g

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Introduction

A dense, hearty, sweet loaf filled with raisins and candied fruit and spiced with the warm flavours of the Caribbean, this is definitely the cake to make if you want to escape from the cold, blustery weather! A dense, hearty, sweet loaf filled with raisins and candied fruit and spiced with the warm flavours of the Caribbean, this is definitely the cake to make if you want to escape from the cold, blustery weather!
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    12 oz ginger ale (not diet)
    cup muscovado sugar
    2 tbsp molasses
    1 tbsp allspice
    2 tbsp coconut oil
    2 tbsp ground flax seed
    1 cup flour
    2 cups whole wheat flour
    1 tbsp baking powder
    1 cup sweet potato puree
    cup shredded coconut
    cup raisins
    cup diced candied fruit mix


Tips

Inspired by http://lovelypantry.com/2012/04/sweet-potato-bun/


Directions

Heat the oven to 350F and grease a 9x5 loaf pan
In a large pot, combine ginger ale, sugar, molasses, allspice and oil. Cook over low heat just until the sugar has dissolved and coconut oil is melted.
Whisk in the flax seed and remove from heat.
Mix in the flours, baking powder, sweet potato puree, coconut, raisins and candied fruit.
Pour into prepared loaf pan
Bake for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted comes out clean

Serving Size: Makes one loaf, 12 pieces

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.

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