Holiday Sweet Potato Cake

2
Kimi Gaines

By
@kimijo

I have never made a sweet potato cake before. This cake reminded me a lot of carrot cake, but had a different taste all of it's own. I will definitely make it again. The dried cranberries were delicious in it and made the cake a festive part on the top.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 2 c
    shredded peeled sweet potato (1 large)
  • 3/4 c
    canola or vegetable oil
  • 8 oz
    can of crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    dried cranberries
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 pkg
    8 ounces of softened cream cheese
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    walnuts, chopped coarsley

How to Make Holiday Sweet Potato Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350F. Grease bottom of 2 9 inch round pans or a 13x9 inch pan. Spray lightly with cooking spray.
  2. Mix flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt & cinnamon in large bowl. Add sweet potatoes, oil, vanilla extract,eggs & pineapple with juice. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into pans.
  3. Bake 25-35 for round cakes and 40-45 for 13/9 pan or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack completely, about 1 hr.
  4. CREAM CHEESE FROSTING-BEAT ALL INGREDIENTS IN MEDIUM BOWL WITH AN ELECTRIC MIXER ON MEDIUM SPEED UNTIL SMOOTH. SPREAD ON COOL CAKES.

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About Holiday Sweet Potato Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes




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