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Sweet Potato Sheet Cake

sweet potato sheet cake Dessert
Sweet Potato Sheet Cake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 12

Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake is transformed into an autumn full-flavored dessert with a hint of orange. The icing on the cake? Cream cheese frosting, of course!

Deborah Harroun
Updated November 20, 2012
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

Cake

  • 1
    medium orange
  • 1
    box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix
  • 2
    teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1
    cup mashed cooked sweet potato
  • 1
    cup milk
  • 1/3
    cup vegetable oil
  • 3
    eggs

Icing

  • 1
    package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2
    cup butter, softened
  • 2 1/2
    cups powdered sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon orange extract
  • Reserved grated orange peel

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Grate peel from orange to get about 1 1/2 tablespoons; set aside for Icing. Squeeze orange to get 1/3 to 1/2 cup juice. Place juice in large bowl.
  • 3
    To bowl with orange juice, add remaining Cake ingredients. Beat with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour batter into pan.
  • 4
    Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on cooling rack, at least 1 hour.
  • 5
    In medium bowl, beat Icing ingredients until smooth. Spread onto cake. Store cake in refrigerator.

  • The cake can be made ahead of time. Bring to room temperature before serving.
  • This cake could also be made into a layer cake for a more dramatic presentation.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
36%
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
420mg
18%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
62g
21%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
45g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%
90%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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