November 26, 2022

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Vegan Sweet Potato Bread – Sharon Palmer, The Plant Powered Dietitian

I love thinking out of the box for breakfast and snack time, don’t you? While we all love a good banana or zucchini bread, did you know that you can make a really moist, light, delicious plant-based bread out of just about any kind of fruit and veggie? That’s why I turned to the power of sweet potatoes in this humble, yet flavorful, completely plant-based vegan Sweet Potato Bread recipe.

With one bite, you would never guess that this sweet potato bread recipe is flavored with naturally rich sweet potatoes, along with spice, applesauce, and nut flour. Plus, this Vegan Sweet Potato Bread is healthy enough for breakfast, thanks to its low-sugar, nutrient-rich ingredients. And it’s 100% plant-based. Make it up the day before and store it in the fridge for breakfast the next morning, served with hot coffee and grapefruit. Now, that’s the way to do breakfast! It’s also delicious as a snack or even dessert. Enjoy!

Vegan Sweet Potato Bread

With one bite, you would never guess that this bread is flavored with naturally rich sweet potatoes, along with spice, applesauce, and nut flour. Plus, this Sweet Potato Bread is healthy enough for breakfast, thanks to its low-sugar, nutrient-rich ingredients. And it’s 100% plant-based. Make it up the day before and store it in the fridge for breakfast the next morning, served with hot coffee and grapefruit. Now, that’s the way to do breakfast! It’s also delicious as a snack or even dessert. Enjoy!

Vegan Sweet Potato Bread

Step-By-Step Guide:

Vegan Sweet Potato Bread
Choose one medium sweet potato, such as white, yellow, orange or purple.
Vegan Sweet Potato Bread
Peel and chop sweet potato, cover with water, and microwave for 8 minutes until tender.
Vegan Sweet Potato Bread
Drain water off sweet potatoes and reserve 1/2 cup.
Vegan Sweet Potato Bread
Mash sweet potatoes with a masher.
Vegan Sweet Potato Bread
Place chia seeds and flax seeds in mixing bowl and combine with plant-based milk.
Add applesauce, mashed sweet potatoes, and oil and mix well.
Add sugar, flour, nut meal, spice, and walnuts.
Mix only until well combined.
Spray a loaf pan with nonstick spray and transfer batter into the pan.
Vegan Sweet Potato Bread
Bake at 350 for about 1 hour 25 minutes, until cooked through.
Vegan Sweet Potato Bread
Enjoy!

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Description

This 100% plant-based sweet potato bread is made with super nutritious sweet potatoes, whole grains, flax and chia seeds, walnuts and applesauce. Light on sugar and rich on nutrients, it’s a delicious bread you can feel really good about.



  1. Place chopped sweet potato in a pan or microwave safe dish, cover with 1 cup water, and boil or microwave until tender (about 8 minutes in microwave, 15 minutes in pan). Remove from heat, drain and reserve ½ cup cooking water and set aside. Mash sweet potatoes with a potato masher until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  3. Place chia seeds, flax seeds and plant-based milk in a bowl and mix for 2 minutes with an electric mixer.
  4.  Add applesauce, mashed sweet potatoes, ½ cup reserved cooking water, and oil, and mix well.
  5. Add coconut palm sugar (or brown sugar), flour, nut meal, baking soda, salt (optional), and pumpkin pie spice and walnuts, combine just until well blended (do not overstir).
  6. Spray a loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Pour batter into loaf pan. Place in oven and bake for about 1 hour and 25 minutes.
  7. Makes a dense, moist loaf. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly. Gently remove bread from the loaf pan. Slice into 12 slices. Serve warm, or chilled, as desired. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Category: Bread
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 258
  • Sugar: 11 g
  • Sodium: 169 mg
  • Fat: 17 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 24 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 5 g

Keywords: vegan bread recipe, sweet potato bread, sweet potato bread recipe

For other healthy plant-based baked goods, check out the following recipes: 

Get Nutty Banana Bread
Zucchini Carrot Spice Muffins
Vegan Pumpkin Bread with Pumpkin Seeds
Matcha Tea Lemon Muffins

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