This richly spiced sweet potato cake tastes like your favorite fall memories. With a decadent marshmallow buttercream that comes together in just 5 minutes, there are so many things to love about this cake. Read all the way through for tips on frosting a perfectly smooth cake.
Oh sweet potato. Did anyone else grow up thinking these things were the worst?
We didn’t even serve sweet potatoes in my family, but the horror stores of this orange vegetable covered in marshmallows haunted our Thanksgiving food discussions for years.
As a kid, the idea of eating a candy covered vegetable, of all things, just seemed… wrong.
In fact, it wasn’t until many many years later that a somewhat sweet potato obsessed friend was able to change my mind while sitting in a small bakery on the southwest side of Portland.
And now, here we are, putting vegetables in cake and covering them with marshmallow buttercream. 10/10 would recommend.