10/7/09

Simple Sweet Potato Pound Cake

This is an easy to make, tasty little cake. Larry really likes it. I left the cinnamon out, as he's not a fan, but I think it would be good with the cinnamon. The original recipe calls for a teaspoon of nutmeg.


Simple Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Simple Sweet Potato Pound Cake

1box Betty Crocker® pound cake mix
1cup mashed cooked sweet potatoes (
I zapped 4 of those little frozen sweet potato patties in the microwave and mashed them up.)
1/2cup milk

1teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg (optional)

3eggs (I used 2 eggs and 1/4 cup of Egg Beaters.)


Heat oven to 350°F.
Coat a 10-inch tube pan with Baker’s Secret.
In large bowl, beat cake mix, sweet potatoes, milk, cinnamon and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Spread in pan.
Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and cake is golden brown. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.


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4 comments:

  1. I may sprinkle a bit powdered sugar. The cake pan is really beautiful and it makes for a nice Fall dessert.

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  2. I have never heard of sweet potato pound cake but it sure does look and sound good.

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  3. That look delicious Connie! I'll bet you could use pumpkin in place of the sweet potato as well! This is going in my dessert file for Thanksgiving!

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  4. Sounds yummy! I love sweet potatoes! Is a tube pan the same thing as a bundt pan? (Remember, some of us are not as adept in the kitchen as others!) Miss you!

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