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Sweet Potato Pound Cake
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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


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 eggs, 1 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.

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