Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Since we are originally from Texas, we naturally love sweet potatoes, but this pound cake deserves to be a tradition in any home, whether you’re from the South, East, North or West. My Montana...

Directions In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon,...

  • Yield: 12 servings
  • Cooking time: 50 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Publisher: Tasteofhome.com


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups cold mashed sweet potatoes
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 3 to 5 teaspoons orange juice

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