A North Carolina potato cake recipe

To (re)discover all the flavors of the North Carolina Sweet Potato, here are some basic recipes that will please all tastes at the table!

Oh, potatoes. These classic dishes that are usually eaten in savory recipes (in gnocchi, in the oven, in velouté, etc.) are also very interesting in salty dishes! If you also like this tuber from South America and which is part of the large family of starches, did you know that there are several varieties?

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Today, we invite you to find out Covington, North Carolina’s most popular species and one of the most consumed in the world. Potato producers in North Carolina devote their full attention to growing this product in the best possible environment (biodiversity protection, regenerative farming methods, product optimization, etc.). It can be found in stores all year round and therefore stands out in all types!

Beyond its flavor, the North Carolina Sweet Potato is a healthy food that can be eaten without restraint. Rich in vitamins A and C, calcium, fiber and even iron, it is also very low in calories (103 cal per 114 g on average). So don’t hesitate any longer and pamper yourself with the best potato based recipes! Discover this delicious cake, you can’t resist…

Credit: North Carolina Sweet Potato


For 8 people

Ingredients :

– 400 g mashed potatoes North Carolina Potatoes (Covington)
– 250 g flour
– 1/2 sachet of yeast
– 1 pinch of salt
– 1 tsp cinnamon
– 1 tsp nutmeg
– 150 g soft fat
– 180 g of sugar
– 1 tsp of vanilla extract
– 1 cup of heavy cream
– 4 eggs
– 3 CASES of kasha (fried buckwheat)

Preparation :

1. Peel the North Carolina Sweet Potato and cut into chunks. Cook for 10 minutes in hot water until a knife is planted there without effort. Puree it and leave it to cool.

2. Mix the sifted flour and baking powder together with salt and spices.

3. In a second bowl, mix softened butter and sugar equally. Add the potato puree, vanilla extract and fresh cream. Finally, add the eggs one by one and then the flour mixture (little by little).

4. Pour the cake mold and pour the batter. Sprinkle kasa on top and bake at 180 ° C for one hour. Insert a knife to see if you did it right, you should come out with no cookies on the page.

5. Leave to cool for 20 minutes and unmold. Serve this North Carolina Sweet Potato Cake with vanilla whipped cream for a little treat!

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