golden raisins1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 8x4-inch loaf pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon.
oil, milk and eggs; blend well. Stir in sweet potatoes, pecans and raisins until well mixed. Pour into pan.
1 hour 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Wrap tightly and store at room temperature up to 4 days, or refrigerate up to 10 days.
The bread dough recipe is a modified recipe of my own made using purple sweetpotatoes. “Monkey bread, also called monkey puzzle bread, sticky bread, African coffee cake, golden crown, pinch-me cake, pluck-it cake, bubble loaf and monkey brains is a sweet, sticky, gooey pastry served in the United States for breakfast
You can’t have Thanksgiving without something sweetpotato. My favorite is SweetPotato Casserole. Iranians don’t really have sweetpotatoes in our cuisine, so growing up, this was really absent from my diet