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Holiday Sweet Potato Cake

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Holiday Sweet Potato Cake
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12
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Try a southern specialty you'll find very similar to familiar moist and delicious carrot cake. ...MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Cake
2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour
1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar
1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
3/4 tsp (3 mL) salt
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) ground cinnamon
2 cups (500 mL) shredded peeled sweet potato
3/4 cup (175 mL) vegetable oil
1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
3 eggs
1/2 can (398 mL/14 FL oz) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
3/4 cup (175 mL) sweetened dried cranberries
Frosting
2 tubs Betty Crocker* Whipped Deluxe* Cream Cheese Frosting

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease bottoms and sides of 2 round pans, 9x1 1/2 inches, with shortening; lightly flour.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add sweet potato, oil, 1 teaspoon vanilla, the eggs and pineapple with juice. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in cranberries. Pour into pans.
  • 3
    Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre of cake comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    Fill layers and frost side and top of cake with frosting. Garnish edge with additional dried cranberries if desired. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • How-To : When making ahead or freezing leftovers, tightly cover unfrosted or frosted cake and freeze up to 2 months.

Nutrition Information

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