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Apple Spiced Mashed Potato Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Apple spiced mashed potato cake topped with a cream cheese frosting.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Method: Baked

Dish

Dessert

Prep Time

30 Mins

Cook Time

40 Mins

Serving

Serves 8

Description

Apple spiced mashed potato cake topped with a cream cheese frosting.

Ingredients

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Apple Spiced Cake

  • 1 7/8 cups (376 g) Sugar
  • 2 ¼ cups (280 g) All-purpose flour
  • ½ cup (113 g) Butter, unsalted
  • 1/8 cup (20 g) Mashed potatoes
  • 2 each (218 g) Apples, granny smith, grated
  • 2 each (110 g) Eggs, whole, large
  • 1 ¼ cups (287 g) Applesauce
  • 1 tsp (6 g) Salt
  • 2 tsp (5 g) Cinnamon, ground
  • 1 tsp (2 g) Nutmeg, ground
  • ½ tsp (1 g) Cloves, ground
  • 1 tsp (4 g) Baking soda
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Cream cheese frosting

  • 6 tbsp (85 g) Butter, unsalted, room temperature
  • 2 cups (470 g) Cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 ½ cups (312 g) Sugar, powdered
  • 2 ½ tsp (12 ml) Vanilla extract

Preparation

Apple spiced mashed potato cake:

1. Gather all ingredients and equipment needed.
2. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease or butter parchment paper lined 9-inch cake pan or 7-inch loaf pan.
3. In a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Whisk together flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
4. In a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, cream butter and sugar with a hand mixer or spatula, until light, fluffy, and well combined.
5. Mix in eggs, one at a time till well incorporated.
6. Stir in applesauce and apples.
7. Add the dry ingredients mixture and gently stir or mix till all dry ingredients are just mixed in.
8. Pour cake batter into the prepared baking dish.
9. Bake for 30-40 minutes or till a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

Cream cheese frosting:

10. In a bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment or bowl and spatula, cream butter until smooth.
11. Add cream cheese and cream until light and fluffy.
12. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Mix until smooth.

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Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories

710

Fat

34g

Sodium

520mg

Cholesterol

130g

Vitamin C

0.06mg

Carbohydrates

101g

Fiber

2g

Protein

7g

Potassium

144mg

Sugar

75g

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