Sweet Potato-Caramel Twist Coffee Cake

Three different sweets create the yummy goodness in these twists: brown sugar, corn syrup and sweet potatoes.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1/3
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup corn syrup
1/2
cup chopped pecans
2 1/2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
2/3
cup mashed vacuum-pack sweet potatoes
1/3
cup milk
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 400ºF. Melt 1/3 cup butter in ungreased square pan, 9x9x2 inches, in oven. Stir in 1/2 cup brown sugar and the corn syrup. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • 2 Mix Bisquick mix, sweet potatoes and milk until dough forms a ball. Turn dough onto surface dusted with Bisquick mix. Knead lightly 10 times. Roll or pat into 12-inch square. Spread 2 tablespoons butter over dough. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons brown sugar over butter. Fold dough into thirds; press edges together to seal. Cut crosswise into twelve 1-inch strips. Twist ends of each strip in opposite directions. Arrange twists on pecans in pan.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately turn upside down onto heatproof serving plate; leave pan over coffee cake 1 minute. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

You can soften brown sugar by sealing it in an airtight container with an apple slice for a couple days.

Walnuts would make a nice stand-in for the pecans.

Serve these moist, rich, delicious coffee cake twists on a silver platter lined with doilies at your next tea party.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 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:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.