Native American Recipes in Olden Times - Cherokee Sweet Potatoe Bread Illustration

Sweet Potato Bread

1 quart corn meal

1 teaspoon soda

3 cups diced sweet potatoes

12 corn blades

Mix corn meal, soda, and sweet potatoes with enough boiling water to make a stiff dough.

Knead well to make firm bread.

Wash corn blades and scald them in hot water.

Put the dough on the large end of the blades. Be sure all sides are covered with the blades and tie end of the blade in a loop.

Drop bread in boiling water. Boil 45 minutes.

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