Toddler Food Yummy Yam Quick Bread - Silly Face

Toddler Food – Yummy Yam Silly Face

Toddler food Yummy Yam Quick Bread

The Yummiest Toddler Food

Time seems to be flying and I enjoy watching Lee’s son, James, grow. Ever wonder what is the best toddler food? He is often so funny and silly, and Lee just sent me this picture of him eating Yummy Yam Quick Bread from my trim&TERRIFIC cookbook KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence – he was eating it in the car and when she turned around, it ended up all over him – even in his ears! Although he called it his ‘pancake’ she said he loved this toddler food and she loved that he was enjoying his veggie servings at the same time.

toddler food James' Yummy Yam Silly Face
James’ Yummy Yam Silly Face

Yummy Yam Quick Bread Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC cookbook KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence

Yes, you read the recipe correctly, as these few ingredients create one of my very favorite moist lip-smacking breads.

Makes 16 servings

1 (18.25-ounce) box spice cake mix

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1(15-ounce) can sweet potatoes, drained and mashed

1/2 cup water

Crumble Topping, (see recipe) optional

1.  Preheat oven 350° F. Coat 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2.  In mixing bowl, mix together spice cake mix, cinnamon, sweet potatoes and water just until combined. Transfer to prepared pan.   Sprinkle with Crumble Topping (see recipe), if desired.  Bake 40-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Crumble Topping

This crumbly topping adds the ultimate finishing touch to the bread.

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup flour

1/3 cup chopped walnuts

2 tablespoons butter, melted

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

In small bowl, mix together all ingredients.

Nutritional information per serving (without Crumble Topping)

Calories 157 kcal, Calories from Fat 15%, Fat 3 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 221 mg, Carbohydrates 32 g, Dietary Fiber 1 g, Total Sugars 15 g, Protein 2 g, Dietary Exchanges: 2 other carbohydrate, 1/2 fat

Nutritional information per serving (with Crumble Topping)

Calories 207 kcal, Calories from Fat 25%, Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 4 mg, Sodium 235 mg, Carbohydrates 38 g, Dietary Fiber 1 g, Total Sugars 19 g Protein 2 g Dietary Exchanges: 2 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 fat

Terrific Tip: 1 (15-ounce) can sweet potatoes = 1 cup mashed cooked Louisiana yams (sweet potatoes) so if you have leftover baked sweet potatoes, here’s your sweet solution

Find more yummy kid friendly recipes on my website.

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With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy, healthy and practical recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the American Diabetes Association.Clegg has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post.She has consulted for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country.
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