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Sweet Potato Cake with Pecan Praline Icing.

Sweet Potato Cake with Pecan Praline Icing

This Sweet Potato Cake is best made in a 10 inch iron skillet. It makes a dense, moist cake and topped with decadent Pecan Praline Icing it's going to be the hit of any fall gathering.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings 12


For the Sweet Potato Cake

For the Pecan Praline Icing


For the Cake

  • Mix all dry ingredients.
  • Mix all wet ingredients.
  • Stir wet into dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  • Bake in a 10" iron skillet (or 9x13 inch pan) at 350 for 30 to 435 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean

For the Icing

  • Melt butter over medium heat.
  • Stir in cream and sugar.
  • Stir constantly over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and stir in confectioners sugar and vanilla. Whisk until smooth and then stir in pecans. Cool for 2-3 minutes.
  • Pour over cooled cake.
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