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This quick bread is spicy, sweet and a great way to use up leftover roasted sweet potatoes. It’s also chock-full of cranberries – perfect for the holidays.
Light and creamy, it’s sweet enough to go well with savoury food – and perfectly spiced. The texture is a luxurious cross between mousse and souffle. And it’s simple to make.
Warm up some holiday tea, sit back and enjoy this light, delicious cranberry sweet potato bread.
Makes 16 servings.