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Easy Cranberry Yam Bread recipe

The natural sweetness of the yams withthe burst of cranberries will keep this easy bread tops on everyone’slist.

Recipe: Easy Cranberry YamBread

1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat creamcheese, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 (15-ounce) can sweet potatoes (yams), drained and mashed or1 cup fresh sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups biscuit baking mix
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup dried cranberries, or chopped fresh cranberries

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a mixing bowl, cream together the creamcheese and sugar until light.
  • Beat in the sweet potato and eggs.
  • Stir in the biscuit mix, cinnamon, nutmeg,and cranberries until just blended.
  • Turn into a 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan coatedwith nonstick cooking spray.
  • Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or untila toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in thepan for 15 minutes.

    Makes 16 slices.

    Per serving: CAL 189 (26% from fat); FAT6g; PROTEIN 4g; CARB 31g; CHOL 37mg; SODIUM 231mg; SATURATEDFAT 3g; DIETARY FIBER 1g

    Created by Louisiana Sweet Potato Commissionspokesperson, Holly Clegg.

    Recipe provided courtesy of Louisiana SweetPotato Commission.

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    Do you think that we could use rice milk instead of almond milk? My son has many food allergies, and I would really love to make this for him! He hasn t had bread in many months! I m new to gluten-free baking and was thinking about making 2 loaves of this, one gf and one not. Can gf flour be subbed out with regular flour in any recipe?

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