Sweet Potato Cake

Sweet Potato Cake Recipe

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Ms Jerry Carrier


I took it to a church pot luck & they loved it. A moist cake that's yummy.

★★★★★ 1 vote
25 Min
35 Min


2 c
flour & sugar
1 tsp
baking soda & salt
1 Tbsp
baking powder
2 tsp
1 1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 c
chopped pecans
1 1/2 c
mashed sweet potatoes
pineapple filling
cream cheese frosting

How to Make Sweet Potato Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350. Spray 3 9x1 1/2 inch round baking pans with no stick spray; set aside.
  • 2Stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda & salt; set flour mixture aside.
  • 3In large mixing bowl beat sugar, oil & vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until combined. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. Add flour mixture alternately with sweet potatoes, beating well after eac addition. Stir in pecans.
  • 4Spoon batter into prepared pans. Bake 35-40 or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool completely.
  • 5Spread pineapple filling between cake layers. Frost top and sides of cake with cream cheese frosting. Store in refrigerator.
  • 6Pine apple Filling: In saucepan combine 1 can (20 oz) undrained crushed pineapple(juice pack), 1 cup sugar and 2 tbsps cornstarch. Bring to a boil; boil 2 mins. Cool

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About Sweet Potato Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes