Sweet Potato Coffeecake

Sweet Potato Coffeecake

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Leanne D.


I found this recipe online and it looks very good.The original recipe used pumpkin but my family and I are not crazy about pumpkin,we prefer sweet potatoes.


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    1 box butter cake mix
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    1 teaspoon baking soda
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    15 oz pureed sweet potato
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    1 tablespoon vanilla
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    1 c brown sugar,divided
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    1/3 c water
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    1/2 c flour
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    1/4 c heavy whipping cream
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    1/4 c sugar
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    2 eggs
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    2 t. pumpkin pie spice
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    4 tablespoons butter,melted

How to Make Sweet Potato Coffeecake


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
    In a large bowl mix together the water, sweet potato, eggs, 1 Tablespoon of vanilla, and pumpkin pie spice until well combined. Add the cake mix and baking soda, mix until just combined.
    Grease a 9×13 pan with butter and pour batter into pan.
    In a small bowl mix together 1/2 cup of brown sugar, 1/2 cup flour and melted butter. Use your fingers to sprinkle over the top of the cake. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
    For the glaze, combine the other 1/2 cup brown sugar, granulated sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and heavy cream in a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and stir until all sugar is dissolved.
    When cake is finished baking, poke holes in the top with a toothpick. Pour glaze over the cake, making sure to cover all surfaces. Serve cake warm or at room temperature.

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About Sweet Potato Coffeecake

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American

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