Sweet potato breakfast cake

Heather Disarro

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Sweet potato breakfast cake is a perfectly sweet and healthy dish the whole family can enjoy. Sweet potato puree makes the cake beautiful and nutritious at the same time.

Sweet potato breakfast cake

Sweet potato breakfast cake

Serves 8


  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 whole eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 cup sweet potato puree
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and spray an 8-inch round cake pan with nonstick spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the butter, sugar, eggs, almond milk, sweet potato puree and vanilla until smooth and well combined.
  3. Add the flour, baking powder and salt and stir until just combined.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 65 to 75 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  5. Allow to cool completely before serving.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.