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Sweet Potato Pound Cake


Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Moist and tender sweet potato pound cake made with simple ingredients! Topped with marshmallow cream cheese glaze and pecans!

Today we are making a sweet potato poundcake! I can’t believe I’m just now getting around to creating a sweet potato pound cake for my site.

So many recipes so little time! That’s why I love recipes so much! There is always something exciting to create.

Sweet Potato Pound Cake – This recipe is a new spin on the traditional pound cake. It makes a delicious cake that tastes similar to sweet potato pie.

Ingredients:

1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup butter, softened

2 cups of sugar

4 large eggs

2 1/2 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes

3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg (optional)

1 teaspoon vanilla extractInstructions

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350º. Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until creamy.

Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.

Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until yellow disappears. Add sweet potatoes, and beat well.

Stir together flour, next 3 ingredients, and, if desired, cinnamon in a medium bowl.

Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating at low speed just until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla.

Spoon batter into a greased and floured 10-inch (12-cup) tube pan.

Bake at 350º for 1 hour and 5 minutes to 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack, and cool completely (about 1 hour).

Sweet Potato Pound Cake Loaves: Prepare batter as directed, pour into 2 greased and floured 8 1/2- x 4 1/2-inch loaf pans. Bake and cool as directed

And Enjoy...!

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