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Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Sweet potato pound cake with a golden hue and orange peel supplying intense flavor in this pound cake recipe.


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25 min
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time
16
servings

Ingredients

Pound Cake

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/4 cups sugar

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 cup canned mashed sweet potatoes

1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest

1/4 cup milk

Topping

1/2 cup orange marmalade

Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream, sweetened, whipped, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 2 (9-inch) round cake pans; set aside. 

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in bowl. Set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

    Spoon batter evenly into prepared 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.

  5. STEP 5

    Cut into wedges; dollop with whipped cream, if desired.

Tip #1

Cake can be baked in greased and floured 10-inch angel food (tube) cake pan or 12-cup Bundt® pan. Bake 50-55 minutes. Cool in pan 15 minutes.

Nutrition (1 serving)

290 Calories
13 Fat (g)
85 Cholesterol (mg)
290 Sodium (mg)
41 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
4 Protein (g)
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