Easy Paleo Sweet Potato Bread

This Old-World Sweet Potato Bread is super-easy and delicious. So full of real food goodness, it doesn’t need anything spread on it. It tastes fantastic warm for breakfast, snack, or dessert. The recipe is gluten-free, grain-free, and Paleo. You don’t need much sweetener, if any with the natural sweetness in sweet potato. A food processor is needed to grind the shredded coconut. Yield: Three 4.5 x 2.5-inch mini loaves; two 7 x 3-inch loaves; one 9 x 5-inch loaf; or a 9-inch square pan. Equipment: A food processor is helpful but not required. A digital scale is helpful to weigh the sweet potato.

Easy Paleo Sweet Potato Bread




  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking pans with parchment paper that hangs over the edges like handles.
  2. In a mixing bowl or food processor, add almond meal, baking soda, salt, and spice. Mix well. Add the coconut butter, and mix well again. To the mixture, add the eggs, zest, vanilla, maple, vinegar, ginger, sweet potato, and sweetener and process until smooth.
  3. Pulse in the pecans briefly and pour the batter into the baking pan.
  4. Bake mini loaves 20 to 22 minutes, 7 x 3-inch pans 35 to 45 minutes, 9 x 5-inch pan 40 to 50 minutes, 9-inch square pan 25 to 35 minutes.
  5. Cool in the pan for 1 hour. Chill 1 hour for easy slicing.

2 Replies to "Easy Paleo Sweet Potato Bread"

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    Tricia February 6, 2022 (4:54 pm)

    I love this recipe and have made it frequently for several years. Today I guess I was reading it more carefully than before and noticed in the introductory notes it mentions shredded coconut. And again in the ingredient links at the bottom it lists coconut flakes. However Shredded coconut does not show up in the ingredient list or instructions. Is there supposed to be shredded cocnut in this recipe?

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      Jane Barthelemy February 25, 2022 (9:14 pm)

      Hi Tricia, Thanks for your comment. Sorry for the confusion. I tend to use these two terms interchangeably. Coconut flakes are the same as shredded coconut in my mind. Thanks again and apologies! Jane

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