Dulce de Leche Sweet Potato Pudding Cake

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Emily Hobbs

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@Emilyhobbs

This is a delicious, easy cake that "bakes" in a slow cooker. It's a spiced sweet potato cake flavored with dulce de leche caramel, coconut and pecans.

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Rating:

★★★★☆ 8 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 45 Min
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 can(s)
    (15 oz) sweet potatoes, drained, finely mashed
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c
    coconut milk
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped toasted pecans
  • 1 c
    dulce de leche
  • 1/4 c
    toasted flaked coconut

How to Make Dulce de Leche Sweet Potato Pudding Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat; cook, whisking constantly, until butter foams and starts to turn golden brown. Place browned butter in a large mixing bowl.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; whisk until combined. Add brown sugar and sweet potato to mixing bowl with browned butter; beat, using a mixer on medium speed, until creamy - about 1 minute. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined - about 1 minute. Reduce mixer speed to low and gradually beat in flour mixture, alternating with coconut milk until just combined. Stir in pecans until combined.
  3. Spray a 4 qt. slow cooker with cooking spray. Spread batter evenly into slow cooker; cover and cook on low for 45 minutes. Pour dulce de leche on top, sprinkle with coconut, cover, and cook an additional 1 hour. Turn slow cooker off and allow to cool 45 minutes before serving.

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About Dulce de Leche Sweet Potato Pudding Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Collection: Holiday Baking




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