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Sweet Potato Sheet Cake with Bacon Cream Cheese Frosting

sweet potato sheet cake with bacon cream cheese frosting Dessert
Sweet Potato Sheet Cake with Bacon Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 5 min
  • Servings 24

Betty Crocker® cake mix and bacon cream cheese frosting come together in this sweet potato cake – a delicious dessert treat for your guests.

Updated June 17, 2013
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

Cake

  • 1
    box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix
  • 3/4
    cup milk
  • 1/3
    cup vegetable oil
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 1/2
    cups mashed cooked sweet potatoes
  • 1 1/2
    teaspoons apple pie spice

Frosting

  • 1
    package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4
    cup butter, softened
  • 2 1/2
    cups powdered sugar
  • 2/3
    cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 7
    slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
  • 1/2
    cup coarsely chopped pecans

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake mix, milk, oil, eggs, sweet potatoes and apple pie spice with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 34 to 38 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and butter with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes or until creamy. Beat in powdered sugar, brown sugar and vanilla. Stir in bacon. Frost cake. Sprinkle with pecans. Store covered in refrigerator.

  • Bacon brings a smoky, salty flavor note to the cream cheese frosting on this cake.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
0%
Saturated Fat
5g
0%
Sodium
230mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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