Sweet Potato and Ginger Cake with White Chocolate

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13Ingredients
380Calories
65Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sweet potato (peeled, chopped)
  • 1/2 cup butter (at room temperature)
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs (at room temperature)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 3 ounces white chocolate (broken into pieces)

Directions

  1. Cook sweet potato in boiling, lightly salted water for 15-20 mins, until tender. Drain. Purée using a hand blender. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease and flour an 8 inch cake pan.
  3. Cream butter, maple syrup and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla extract. Fold in 1 cup sweet potato purée (reserve remainder for another use). Sift together flour, ginger, baking soda, salt and allspice then fold into creamed mixture until combined. Transfer to prepared pan, smooth top and bake for 40-45 mins, until a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 mins.
  4. Meanwhile, bring cream to a boil. Remove from heat and add chocolate, stirring until smooth. Set aside for 10 mins to cool.
  5. Serve cake warm or at room temperature, drizzled with chocolate.
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NutritionView more

380Calories
Sodium19%DV450mg
Fat28%DV18g
Protein10%DV5g
Carbs17%DV51g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories380Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat18g28%
Saturated Fat11g55%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol90mg30%
Sodium450mg19%
Potassium330mg9%
Protein5g10%
Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate51g17%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars31g62%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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