Quick and Easy Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Southern-style sweet potato pound cake gets a jumpstart from a convenience mix.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ pound cake mix
1
cup mashed cooked sweet potatoes
1/2
cup milk
1
teaspoon ground nutmeg
3
eggs
1
tub Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 10-inch angel food (tube) cake pan with shortening; lightly flour.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 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.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
385
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
64g
64%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
6%;
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;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.