Sweet potato cake recipe

Sweet potato cake recipe

sweet potato cake

Your tastes will travel with the exotic aromas of this dessert. Sweet and comforting, this sweet potato cake will surely leave you in the eye!

Sweet potato is one of the low calorie starchy foods. Its sweet side satisfies our tastes with every bite in many recipes. From the most gourmet croquettes with cheddar to the original gnocchi with sweet potatoes, it is a festival of flavors! But sweet potatoes can also be cooked in cakes. Today, we share with you a very exotic sweet potato cake recipe! You can coat it with chocolate for more delicacy (we do not judge …). Treat yourself to this stunning sweet potato brownie!

Sweet Potato Cake Recipe


  • 500 g of sweet potatoes
  • 30 ml neutral oil
  • 30 ml rum
  • 1 C. vanilla extract
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 90 g sugar
  • 1 packet of vanilla sugar
  • 100 gr flour
  • chocolate coulis



Peel a squash, grate it and steam or steam the sweet potatoes. Once they are boiled, reduce them to a thin puree.


Add the oil, rum and vanilla extract and mix well. Add the egg yolks one by one, mixing them between each addition.


Add the sugar, vanilla sugar and flour and mix until the preparation is homogeneous.


Pour the dough into a greased cake tin and bake for 35 to 40 minutes at 200 ° C. Check readiness with a knife.


Allow to cool then place in the fridge until served. Serve with chocolate coulis and chocolate pieces for even more fun.

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Keep this sweet potato cake in the fridge, but let it rest for 15 minutes at room temperature before you enjoy it to enjoy all its flavors!

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