Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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Sweet potato pound cake with a golden hue and orange peel supplying intense flavor in this pound cake recipe.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in bowl. Set aside.
Combine sugar and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Add sweet potatoes and orange zest. Beat at low speed, gradually adding flour mixture alternately with milk, until well mixed.
Spoon batter into 2 greased (9-inch) round cake pans. Bake 25-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Spread 1/4 cup marmalade over top of each warm cake.
Cut into wedges; dollop with whipped cream, if desired.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Made this cake in a bundt pan. Really could not taste the sweet potato. It looked nice could have been moister. If I made it again, I might add more sweet potato
Great flavor and texture. Made in muffin cups. Will make often.
Yummy! I baked it in a tube pan and the presentation was lovely.
I never got around to putting the Orange Marmalade on it. My family loves this cake. Several people wanted the recipe after taking it to a meeting and I told them about your web site.
Very good moist
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