Sweet Potato Cinnamon Swirl Bread

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    3hrs 0mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    253
based on 1 ratings

Light, golden brioche-like bread with a cinnamon swirl... a perfect way to transform leftover sweet potatoes!

recipe updated Jun 7, 2019

Ingredients

  • Sweet potato icon
    Sweet potato
    1
  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour
    13 ounces (about 3 cups)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    about ½ teaspoon (3g)
  • Sugar icon
    Sugar
    2 tbsp (25g)
  • Active dried yeast icon
    Active dried yeast
    1.5 tsp (6g)
  • Water icon
    Water
    ½ cup
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    2 tbsp (28g)
  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar
    about ¼ cup (64g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    1.5 tsp (4g)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Loaf pan - 9 x 5 x 3"
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Add sweet potato, bread flour, salt, sugar, active dried yeast and water to a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Mix then set aside
  3. Add unsalted butter to a clean small bowl
  4. Melt in microwave - low heat
  5. Transfer content of small bowl to dough
  6. Knead until elastic - 10 min, dough hook
  7. Grease a clean large mixing bowl
  8. Transfer dough to large mixing bowl and cover
  9. Let rise until doubled - 1 hr
  10. Grease a clean loaf pan
  11. Turn out large mixing bowl on lightly-floured surface
  12. Flatten
  13. Add light brown sugar and ground cinnamon to a clean small bowl and mix
  14. Sprinkle content of large mixing bowl with sugar mixture
  15. Roll large mixing bowl
  16. Transfer content of large mixing bowl to loaf pan and cover
  17. Let rise until doubled - 1 hr
  18. Pre-heat - 175°C
  19. Brush with unsalted butter
  20. Bake until golden brown - 35 min, 175°C
  21. Let cool
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