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Sweet Potato Cake with Pecan Praline Icing Recipe

Sweet Potato Cake with Pecan Praline Icing

Cake is an amazing recipe made with varieties of ingredients and this sweet potato cake is what is new.

Top it with pecan praline icing and you will be on top of the world


Ingredients For Sweet Potato Cake with Pecan Praline Icing

Sweet potato Cake

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

2/3 cup granulated sugar

1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

3/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 3/4 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes

2/3 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup vegetable oil

2 large lightly beaten eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla


Pecan Praline Icing

3 tablespoons unsalted butter

1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar

1/4 cup heavy cream

1 cup powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped pecans


Steps in making Sweet Potato Cake with Pecan Praline Icing

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Whisk  flour, sugars, cinnamon, baking powder and salt together  in a large bowl until well combined.

Whisk mashed sweet potatoes, buttermilk, vegetable oil, eggs and vanilla together in a medium bowl until well combined.

Stir sweet potato mixture into the flour mixture until thoroughly combined.

Transfer batter into a 10-inch cast iron skillet and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean for about 35 to 40 minutes. Allow cake to cool completely

Melt butter over medium heat in a medium saucepan. Then stir in brown sugar and cream.

Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat

Whisk in the powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. Stir in the pecans. Let cool for about 5 minutes and then pour over the cooled cake. Serve vanilla ice cream


Agatha Nyame
Agatha Nyame is a food lover, a musician and a nurse. She is the Chief Content Editor of My Recipe Joint. She spends most of her time recording music and sharing recipes to the everyday Ghanaian. Agatha is currently a practicing Nurse in Ghana. Get in touch via Telephone: +233 (0) 542 336 819


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