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Sweet Potato Pound Cake

octubre 19, 2022

For the holiday season this amazing pound cake with potatoes is amazing, everyone in my family loves it and we do it almost all the time, check it out!

Preparation Time: 20 mins

Cook: 1 hr 20 mins

Additional: 20 mins

Servings: 14


  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar
  • 5 teaspoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange zest


Step 1.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.

Step 2.
Make cake: Cream sugar and butter in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Mix in mashed sweet potatoes and vanilla until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt in a separate bowl; beat into potato mixture on low speed until combined. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

Step 3.
Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean, about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Cool cake for 20 minutes in the pan, then invert onto a serving plate.

Step 4.
Make glaze: Stir together confectioners’ sugar with 3 to 5 teaspoons orange juice in a small bowl until a drizzling consistency is reached.

Step 5.
Spoon glaze over warm cake and sprinkle with orange zest.