Sweet Potato Pound Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Sweet Potato Pound Cake recipe? Learn how to make Sweet Potato Pound Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bebyann

Makes 36 servings



Delicious pound cake even without the glaze.

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet Potato Pound Cake

1 c. butter
2 c. sugar
2 1/2 c. cooked sweet potatoes
4 eggs
3 c. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. chopped pecans
1/2 c. flaked coconut

Recipe Directions for Sweet Potato Pound Cake

  1. Cream butter and sugar. Add sweet potatoes and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Combine dry ingredients and stir into creamed mixture. Add vanilla, nuts, and coconut. Pour mixture into greased 10 inch tube pan and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour 15 minutes or until cake test done. Spread with icing while warm.

  2. ICING FOR SWEET POTATO POUND CAKE:

  3. 1 lb. box confectioners' sugar

  4. Grated rind of 1 orange

  5. Grated rind of 1 lemon

  6. Juice of 1 lemon

  7. Juice of 1 orange

  8. Combine all ingredients, slowly adding enough orange juice to make spreading consistency.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 46.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
34mg
11%
Sodium
131mg
5%
Potassium
115mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
22.5g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
11.4g
Protein
2.1g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 1% Iron 4%
* 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
C
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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