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Banana Sweet Potato Cake

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"Sweet bananas and sweet potatoes make up this moist cake. I add candied pumpkin seeds and vanilla."
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1 h 50 m servings 368
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 cake)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 5x8-inch baking dish.
  2. Place sweet potato into a large pot and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and mash sweet potato until smooth.
  3. Sift flour, white sugar, and baking powder together in a large bowl. Whisk eggs and vanilla extract together in another large bowl.
  4. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir pumpkin seeds and brown sugar in hot butter until brown sugar is melted, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir bananas and mashed sweet potato into pumpkin seed mixture. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  5. Stir banana mixture into egg mixture until well-combined. Pour banana-egg mixture into flour mixture and stir until batter is just combined; stir in raisins. Pour into prepared baking dish.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 368 calories; 13.2 60.1 4.5 62 159 Full nutrition

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I had more over-ripe bananas. Used 5 bananas, ground some oatmeal in food processor (added 1/2 cup oatmeal), added nutmeg and cinnamon and choc chips. Reduced butter to 1/2 cup and didnt use br...


Delicious! Didn't add the pumpkin seeds, but they would definitely add additional texture and flavor. Made into muffins, baking about 20 minutes.