Tasty Tuesday – Sweet Potato Bundt Cake with Marmalade Ribbon

Today’s Tasty Tuesday is courtesy of LouisianaCooking.com who shared this recipe by By Cindy Nerat of Menominee, Michigan.  I have lots of people who tell me that they don’t like sweet potatoes but I am sure that this will convince them how YUMMY they really are.

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Ingredients

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
¼ cup sugar
¾ cup orange marmalade, divided
3 large eggs, divided
1 (16-ounce) can candied yams, drained, syrup reserved
¼ cup vegetable oil
1 (15.25-ounce) box yellow cake mix* (They used Betty Crocker Super Moist Yellow Cake Mix)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1½ cups confectioners’ sugar

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 12-cup Bundt pan with baking spray.
In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar with a mixer at medium speed until fluffy, 3 to 4 minutes. Add ½ cup marmalade and 1 egg, and beat until combined. Set aside.
In a large bowl, mash yams until smooth. Add oil, cake mix, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ½ cup reserved syrup, and remaining 2 eggs; beat with a mixer at medium speed for 2 minutes. Place half of the cake batter in prepared pan, spreading it evenly. Spoon marmelade filling on top, staying away from the edges of pan. Spoon remaining cake batter over marmelade.

Bake until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes. Let cake cool in pan for 30 minutes before inverting onto a cake plate. Let cool completely.
In a small bowl, microwave butter until melted. Stir in vanilla, remaining ¼ cup marmalade, and confectioners’ sugar. Stir in 3 teaspoons of reserved syrup. Spread glaze over cake.

The best way to travel with this YUMMY treat to your friend or family’s house is with Thirty One’s Family Fun Thermal.

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Place your Bundt Cake on a plate, set it inside and away you go.  This thermal let’s you take the party anywhere. It’s perfect for picnics, tailgates or block parties. With new Leak Lock lining you can even fill it with ice and use it as a beverage bin. Easy to tote with a detachable shoulder strap.  It is approximately. 9.5”H x 14”L x 10”D.

Let me know what you think of this AWESOME recipe.  I’m not a baker but I am tempted to give it a try.  Want to have YOUR favorite recipe featured in my Tasty Tuesday blog?  Email me at HopeWs31@gmail.com.

Hope you have a ThirtyOne-derful day!

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