This Sweet Potatoes Cupcake Recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting, instantly became a hit with the family. We had some guests over and I had a few sweet potatoes left from my Bountiful Basket, I figured why not do this cupcake recipe and add some cream cheese frosting.
- 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes (about 2 Medium Sweet Potatoes)
- 2 cups flour
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- 1/8 tsp nutmeg
- 1 cup butter, melted
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup brown sugar, packed
- 4 eggs
- Cream Cheese Frosting
- 2 8 ounce packages cream cheese
- 1/2 butter, softened
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- Boil Water and add Sweet Potatoes -- Cook until tender.
- Then remove skin and mash.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- In one bowl, Whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger and nutmeg.
- In another bowl, Whisk together butter, sugar, brown sugar and eggs.
- Add dry ingredients slowly and then add mashed sweet potato, mix all together to cake like batter.
- Fill cupcake tins with paper liners and add 3/4 of batter to the liner.
- Bake for about 20-25 minutes. Test with a toothpick in the center, until toothpick comes out clean.
- Let cool for about 10-15 mins before frosting.
Cream Cheese Frosting
- Add cream cheese and butter and blend with mixer until creamy. Mix in the vanilla and slowly add the powered sugar. Continue to blend until all ingredients are smooth.
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