Sweet Potato "Please Don't Call The Pound" Cake

Recipe Rating:
 4 Ratings
Prep Time:
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Ingredients

2 c sweet potatoes, cooked, cooled & mashed
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 c honey
4 x large eggs
1/2 c vegetable shortening
3 c unbleached white flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon, ground
1/2 tsp nutmeg
FROSTING (OPTIONAL):
1/2 c vegetable shortening
2 - 8 oz. pkg cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 tsp canola oil

The Cook

Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) Recipe
Cooked to Perfection
Cullowhee, NC (pop. 6,328)
KimmiK
Member Since Apr 2011
Kimmi's notes for this recipe:
Clyde & Horton just love this!

You can either make it into a tube/bundt, loaf or pupcakes!
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Directions

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease pan desired (tube, bundt, loaf or muffin/cupcake).
2
In a large bowl, beat together potatoes, vanilla, & honey until well blended. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating 1 minute for each egg. Add shortening & beat until well combined.
3
In another bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, soda, cinnamon & nutmeg. Slowly add the flour mixture to the sweet potato mixture. Beat on slow speed until combined. Pour batter into prepared pan.
4
Bake for 60 - 70 minutes. Cool. Store in sealed container in refrigerator.
5
FROSTING:

While cake is cooling, beat shortening, cream cheese & oil in a medium bowl until smooth.
6
Clyde approved!
7
Horton approved!
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user Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) KimmiK - May 1, 2012
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user Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) KimmiK - May 1, 2012
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user Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) KimmiK - May 1, 2012
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user Kathie Carr kathiecc - May 5, 2012
Thanks for all the great recipes you post.
user Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) KimmiK - May 5, 2012
You are very welcome & I enjoy sharing them! Just remember this recipe is for dogs.

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