Spiced Sweet Potato Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy spiced sweet potato cake recipe? Learn how to make spiced sweet potato cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by babeltastic

Makes 12 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for spiced sweet potato cake

14 oz sweet potato
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/4 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 large eggs

Recipe Directions for spiced sweet potato cake

  1. Pierce sweet potatoes with fork. Microwave on high until very tender, about 8 minutes per side. Cool, peel and mash sweet potatoes.

  2. Position rack in center of oven; preheat to 325F. Spray 12-cup Bundt pan with nonstick spray, then generously butter pan. Sift flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking powder, baking soda and salt into medium bowl. Measure enough mashed sweet potatoes to equal 2 cups. Transfer to large bowl. Add sugar and oil to sweet potatoes; using electric mixer, beat until smooth. Add eggs 2 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour mixture; beat just until blended. Beat in vanilla. Transfer batter to prepared pan. Bake cake until tester inserted near center comes out clean, about 1 hour 5 minutes. Cool cake in pan on rack 15 minutes. Using small knife, cut around sides of pan and center tube to loosen cake. Turn out onto rack; cool completely.

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Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 82.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
239
Calories from Fat
92
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.2g
16%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
128mg
5%
Potassium
235mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
34.0g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
14.8g
Protein
3.6g
Vitamin A 128% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 4% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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