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Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Peggy
l like this sweet potato pound cake! There are few things that'll warm your heart like a slice of this yummy cake.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Cake, Dessert
Servings 12 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pkg cream cheese (8 oz, softened)
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 lg eggs
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • 1 tsp vanilla flavoring

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed until creamy.
  • Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating just until yellow disappears.
  • Add sweet potatoes and beat well.
  • Stir together flour, next three ingredients and if desired allspice, in a medium bowl.
  • Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating at low speed just until blended after each addition.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Spoon batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan!
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a long thin chopstick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and cool for 1 hour or until completely cool!
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