Total Time
3hrs 45mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 3 hrs 5 mins

Delicious fluffy yet heavy sweet potato rolls. The whole wheat flour and oat bran add extra fibre without being obvious because of the peach/orangey color of these buns. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or snack. In North America, sweet potatoes are often called yams. Yams -a tuberous starchy vegetable that is a staple in Africa. Recipe from Peak of the Market.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl mix together 2 cups of whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, oat bran, skim milk powder, orange zest, salt, raisins, and yeast.
  2. In a small saucepan, over low heat, heat sweet potatoes, margarine, honey, and potato cooking liquid until hot to the touch.
  3. Stir mixture and eggs into dry ingredients.
  4. Stir in enough remaining whole wheat flour to make a soft dough.
  5. Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic; cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  6. With a sharp knife, cut dough into 16 equal pieces; shape each into a smooth ball.
  7. Place seam side down on lightly sprayed baking sheet, about 2 inches apart; cover and let rise until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  8. Bake in preheated 375°F oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Makes 16 rolls.


Most Helpful

love this bread, made it 2x now.I omit the raisins, use 1/2t salt (because it was a bit bland at 1/8t) use all whole wheat flour, 2T for both oil and honey. And the bread is still fluffy and soft

fawn512 July 28, 2007

Ilove sweet potatoes . can I put 4-1/2 CUP. of Whole wheat flour for this Recipe . and cinnamon .

sadie44 November 01, 2008

These are really soft rolls! 2T of orange zest ended up being one whole navel orange, and the rolls smelled (and tasted) of orange, not sweet potato! :) Since I baked up a bunch of sweet potatoes (to use in other things, as well), I didn't have any cooking liquid, but I also think the starch usually lost in the water was kept in the sweet potatoes by baking. I simply added 1 c. water instead of the cooking water. They are very good tasting, only slightly sweet, and will make excellent little sandwiches with leftover brisket tomorrow, I think! :) Thank you for posting, made for ZWT4.

CraftScout July 01, 2008

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