Sweet Potato Pound Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 240.5
  • Total Fat: 10.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 47.3 mg
  • Sodium: 146.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g

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Number of Servings: 24


    1 c. butter
    2 c. sugar
    2 1/2 c. mashed, cooked sweet potatoes
    4 eggs
    3 c. flour
    1/4 tsp. salt
    2 tsp. soda
    1/2 tsp. nutmeg
    1 tsp. cinnamon
    1 tsp. vanilla
    1/2 c. chopped pecans
    1/2 c. flaked coconut

    1 lb. box confectioners' sugar
    Grated rind of 1 orange
    Grated rind of 1 lemon
    Juice of 1 lemon
    Juice of 1 orange


For cake:
Cream butter and sugar. Add sweet potatoes and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Combine dry ingredients and stir into creamed mixture. Add vanilla, nuts, and coconut. Pour mixture into greased 10 inch tube pan and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour 15 minutes or until cake test done. Spread with icing while warm.

For icing:
Combine all ingredients, slowly adding enough orange juice to make spreading consistency.

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MLAMEIR.

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