Saturday, 25 April 2015

Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Sweet Potato Pound Cake
Sweet Potato Pound Cake
“Mamma what a beautiful cake can I have some!”

These words my ears pine hear.

Words I hear very rarely!

I let them eat before I mentioned that it’s Sweet Potato Cake!
Sweet Potato is something they do not eat!
So friends #FireUpYourOvento make this amazing cake!

Sweet Potato Pound Cake
Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Sweet Potato Pound Cake
Sweet Potato Pound Cake
Recipe Source: Here 
Prep: 25 Min.
Bake: 50 min. + cooling
Makes: 12 servings
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground dalchini/cinnamon ( I did not use)
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼   tsp ground nutmeg (I did not use)
  • 2 cups cold mashed sweet potatoes

Glaze:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp grated orange peel
  • 3 to 5 tsp orange juice

Method:
  • Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F.
  • Grease and flour a 10 inch bunt pant.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beat after each addition. Beat in vanilla.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, nutmeg if using.
  • Add to creamed mixture alternately with sweet potatoes. Beat just until combined (batter will be stiff).
  • Transfer to the pan and bake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.

For glaze:
  • In a small bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, orange peel and enough juice to achieve desired consistency. Drizzle over cake. 


Note: 
  • Crush all the lumps in the sugar before adding the juice.




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15 comments:

  1. Sweet potato in a pound cake is definitely an interesting addition. It must have made the cake so soft & yummy!!

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  2. That's a delish cake arch ! Mamma can I have some :))

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  3. Sweet potato in cake interesting Archana.. and cake looks so soft..

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  4. Seriously this pound cake makes me drool.. Cant wait to give a try to this cake.

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  5. Cake looks sinfully delicious with that glaze on the top. First picture is very inviting

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  6. Arch, you are cheating the kids..hehehe..but then even I would do the same..most times I won't even tell them, lest they don't even try next time..:)..love the texture your cake's got!

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  7. Wow! The cake is rich with the added flavor of sweet potato. Very interesting!

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  8. Adding veggies to cakes is very interesting. Lovely

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  9. Sweet potato in a pound cake is very innovative. Looks very moist.

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  10. Sweet potato is an interesting addition to the pound cake.

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  11. Sweet potato sounds great and interesting though I would have never thought of it. Super bake!

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  12. very interesting and delicious cake!!

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  13. Nice pound cake with sweet potato!! Love the glaze dripping down the sides!!

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  14. Delicious looking pound cake,sounds so interesting.

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  15. Lovely recipe to sneak in a vegetable that kids don't like :)

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