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
  • 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

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

  • 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. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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..:) the texture your cake's got!

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

  8. Adding veggies to cakes is very interesting. Lovely

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

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

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

  12. very interesting and delicious cake!!

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

  14. Delicious looking pound cake,sounds so interesting.

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


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