Sweet Potato Cake Recipe

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Sweet Potato Cake

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By
@msmartha

This is one of my family's favorite cake. I made it after having extra sweet potatoes after making pies.


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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

1 c butter,softened
2 c sugar
2 1/2 c mashed,cooked sweet potatoes
4 eggs
3 c sifted all purpose flour
1/4 t salt
2 t baking soda
1 t ground cinnamon
1/2 t ground nutmeg
1 t vanilla
1 t orange extract
1 c confectioners sugar
4 1/2 t fresh orange juice
1/2 t grated lemon rind
1/2 t grated orange rind

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Throughly cream butter and sugar;add sweet potatoes and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift dry ingredients;gradually add to creamed mixture. Blend in vanilla and orange extract. Pour into greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake 350 deg. for 1 hour 15 mins, or until done. Cool. Remove from pan. While still hot,drizzle with glaze.
Glaze:Combine remaining ingredients Mix well.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes