Sweet Potato-Pecan Coffee Cake

Sweet Potato-pecan Coffee Cake Recipe

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Kristin Miller


This is so moist it almost melts in your mouth!


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 1/2 c
    plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine melted
  • 3/4 c
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 3/4 c
    mashed, cooked sweet potatoes
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt (optional)
  • 1 tsp

  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter or margarine softened
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp

How to Make Sweet Potato-Pecan Coffee Cake


  1. Heat oven to 325. Set oven rack to second lowest position. Grease a 9-in. spring form pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add mashed sweet potatoes and sour cream.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt (opt).
  4. With a wooden spoon, stir in sweet potato/butter mixture into flour. Stirring until just combined.
  5. Spread into pan. Mix together topping ingredients with a fork and sprinkle over top of cake.
  6. Bake 65-70 mins, or until tested and done. Cool and loosen edges of cake and remove sides from pan.

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