Southern-style sweet potato pound cake gets a jumpstart from a convenience mix.
box Betty Crocker™ pound cake mix
cup mashed cooked sweet potatoes
teaspoon ground nutmeg
tub Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 10-inch angel food (tube) cake pan with shortening; lightly flour.
In large bowl, beat cake mix, sweet potatoes, milk, nutmeg and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Spread in pan.
Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and cake is golden brown. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Frost cake with frosting.
How many sweet potatoes do you need to make this yummy cake? Cook up about 2 small or 1 large sweet potato, and you'll end up with 1 cup mashed.
Jazz up this sweetly spiced cake by topping with candied fruits, nuts or coconut.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:2 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;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.