Sweet Potato Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Judy Richardson Butz


I was hunting a spice cake recipe a few years ago and ran across this one and with my own little tweeking I made it my own..


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


  • 1 pkg
    yellow cake mix ( i use the pudding in the mix one)
  • 4 large
  • 3/4 c
  • I/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1 tsp
    pumpkin pie spices
  • 1/4 c
    water, cold
  • 1/2 c
    cooking oil
  • 1 c
    mashed sweet potatoes (fresh or canned)

How to Make Sweet Potato Cake with Cream Cheese Icing


  1. Mix ingredients well.Bake at 350*degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes in a well greased tube pan.Bake only 35 minutes if using layer pans.
  2. Cream Cheese Icing as follows:
  3. 3 oz cream cheese (softened)
    1 stick butter
    1 lb. powdered sugar
    1 tsp vanilla
    2 tablespoons milk
  4. Combine ingredients and add just enough milk to ake icing of spreading conistency

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About Sweet Potato Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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