The orange glaze over the spicy moist cakewill make this a sensational choice for dessert.
Recipe: Sweet Potato PoundCake
1/2 cup margarine or butter1 cup granulated sugar1 large egg3 large egg whites2 (15-ounce) cans sweet potatoes (yams),drained and mashed or 2 cups fresh sweet potatoes, cookedand mashed1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 1/2 cups all purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1 teaspoon grated orange rind1/3 cup flaked sweetened coconut1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, optional2 to 3 tablespoons orange juice1 cup confectioners’ (powdered) sugar
Makes 16 servings.
Per serving: CAL 265 (30% from fat); FAT9g; PROTEIN 4.7g; CARB 42.3g; CHOL 13mg; SODIUM 175mg
Recipe courtesy of Louisiana Sweet PotatoCommission. Created by Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission spokesperson,Holly Clegg.
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