Gluten-Free Cinnamon and Toasted Pecan Crusted Sweet Potato Cake

Gluten-Free Cinnamon and Toasted Pecan Crusted Sweet Potato Cake

All the flavors of the holidays in one easy gluten-free cake. With the pecan-cinnamon crust, there’s no need for frosting or glaze.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

1/3
cup finely chopped pecans
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
3
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1
box Betty Crocker® Gluten Free yellow cake mix
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
1/2
cup vegetable oil
3
tablespoons plain yogurt
2
teaspoons gluten-free vanilla
3
eggs
Gluten-free powdered sugar, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix pecans, granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon of the cinnamon. Sprinkle into pan, turning pan to distribute evenly.
  2. In large bowl, beat cake mix, brown sugar, 2 teaspoons of the cinnamon, nutmeg, sweet potatoes, oil, yogurt, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Carefully spoon into pan.
  3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar.
Makes 12 servings
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 220mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 23g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.