csa noms: sweet potato pound cake


i don’t feel like i have to explain much about this post. sweet potato. pound cake. it’s a thing, and i made it. and it was delicious! a friend of mine sent me the recipe from countryliving.com. CHOMP!


1 1/2 cup(s) all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon(s) baking powder
1 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon(s) ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon(s) baking soda
1/8 teaspoon(s) salt
1 stick(s) unsalted butter, at room temperature
3/4 cup(s) granulated sugar
1/4 cup(s) light-brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
1 cup(s) leftover mashed sweet potatoes
2 large eggs, at room temperature


preheat oven to 325 degrees f. in a medium bowl, sift flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt.

in a large bowl and using an electric mixer on medium, cream butter, sugars and vanilla until light and fluffy. blend in sweet potatoes and then eggs, one at time. with mixer on low, add flour mixture in thirds. blend just enough to combine.

spoon batter into a greased 9-inch loaf pan.bake until cake tests clean when a skewer is inserted into center, 65 to 75 minutes.transfer pan to a wire rack to cool, about 15 minutes. release cake from pan to cool completely.