Sweet Potato Cake

Sweet Potato Cake Recipe

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Melissa Johnson

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@genealogymama

I tweaked this recipe from one I found on the can of Bruce's Sweet Potato Pie filling. This was much easier and tasted SOOOO much better!

It's a simple, easy, and perfect holiday and fall comfort dessert. This was a huge hit with our Ladies in the FCE Club at the Clifton Senior Center. It's also a wonderful way to start your day with a hot cup of coffee!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12+
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 box
butter pecan cake mix
3 large
eggs, beaten
1 can(s)
sweet potato pie filling

How to Make Sweet Potato Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 13 x 9" cake pan or a standard bundt pan.
  • 2Beat three eggs in large bowl. Add Sweet Potato Pie Filling and mix thoroughly. Finally, blend in Butter Pecan cake mix until smooth.
  • 3Pour into cake pan and bake for 40 to 45 min or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Let cake cool slightly and sprinkle with powdered sugar or pour over Maple Walnut glaze or a caramel sauce.
  • 4**NOTE: I have a recipe for a Caramel Sauce but there are several recipes on Justapinch that are fabulous. The recipe I posted for the Maple Walnut glaze on the pumpkin spice cake would be awesome, just replace the walnuts with pecans or just leave the nuts out all together.

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About Sweet Potato Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Pies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern