Sweet Potato Pound Cake Recipe

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Recipes.net Team May 1, 2020
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A light, fluffy, and packed full of flavor pound cake. It is delicious and very creative.

How To Make Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Give your traditional pound cake a twist with nutrient-rich sweet potatoes.

  • 1 cup shortening
  • ½ cup oleo (melted )
  • 3 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 ½ cups pecans (chopped )
  • 1 ½ cups sweet potatoes (No. 2 can, mashed )
  • ½ tsp almond extract
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 1 ¼ cups buttermilk
  1. Cream shortening and oleo then add sugar and beat well.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time.
  3. Beat well each egg for one minute.
  4. Combine the other ingredients.
  5. Stir well to cream mixture, alternately with buttermilk, beginning with flour with one tablespoon at a time.
  6. Grease and flour a 10-inch bundt pan.
  7. Sprinkle nuts over bottom of the pan and on top of the cake.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for one hour and ten minutes.
  9. Cool for ten minutes. Serve when ready.

How To Make Sweet Potato Pound Cake

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Give your traditional pound cake a twist with nutrient-rich sweet potatoes.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 1 hr 10 mins
Total: 1 hr 30 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • ½ cup oleo, melted
  • 3 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 ½ cups pecans, chopped
  • 1 ½ cups sweet potatoes, No. 2 can, mashed
  • ½ tsp almond extract
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 1 ¼ cups buttermilk

Instructions

  1. Cream shortening and oleo then add sugar and beat well.

  2. Add eggs, one at a time.

  3. Beat well each egg for one minute.

  4. Combine the other ingredients.

  5. Stir well to cream mixture, alternately with buttermilk, beginning with flour with one tablespoon at a time.

  6. Grease and flour a 10-inch bundt pan.

  7. Sprinkle nuts over bottom of the pan and on top of the cake.

  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for one hour and ten minutes.

  9. Cool for ten minutes. Serve when ready.

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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 100mg
  • Calories: 558kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 36g
  • Cholesterol: 85mg
  • Fat: 43g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 252mg
  • Protein: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 360mg
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Vitamin A: 2869IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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