Sweet Potato Pound Cake: A Recipe from the Farm

You will want to try this wonderful recipe for Sweet potato pound cake. It’s a dense, but moist, cake perfect for fall gatherings. Sweet enough already, but a drizzle of a simple sugar glaze adds a special touch. Expect rave reviews!

1 c. Butter, softened
1 1/2 c. Sugar
1/4 c. Brown sugar, packed
2 1/2 c. Peeled, cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
4 eggs
1 T vanilla
3 c. Flour
2 t baking powder
1 t baking soda
1 t salt
1 1/2 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
1/4 t mace

Beat butter and sugar till fluffy, add potatoes and beat thoroughly.  Add one egg at a time, beating after each addition;stir in vanilla. Whisk together remaining ingredients.  Gradually add to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended.  Pout into greased and floured 10 inch tube pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for one hour or until done.  Serves 10 – 12.

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