Sweet Potato Cake

Sweet Potato Cake Recipe

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Deb Sawyer

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@cheezcake1225

You will need a tube pan for this recipe. This cake is very dense and has spices generally used for fall/winter foods so I usually make this around the holidays. Everyone enjoys this cake; it disappears quickly!If you prefer an iced cake, try it with a caramel icing!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts, chopped
  • 2 c
    sweet potatoes, mashed
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    allspice
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 c
    buttermilk

How to Make Sweet Potato Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream butter and sugar well.
  2. Beat in eggs; one at a time.
  3. Add sweet potatoes, vanilla and spices to the creamed mixture and beat well.
  4. Incorporate salt, soda and baking powder into flour. Alternate adding buttermilk and flour into the creamed mixture. Begin and end with flour.Beat well.
  5. Add nuts and mix well.
  6. Pour into a large tube pan that has been greased and floured, Bake at 350* oven for 1hr.Cool in pan 10-15mins. then turn out onto serving piece.

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