Sweet Potato Cake with Toasted Marshmallow Frosting

Sweet Potato Cake with Toasted Marshmallow Frosting
32 Ingredients
  • For the sweet potatoes
  • 2 ½ pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut crosswise into ½-inch thick slices
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 4 tablespoons (2 ounces) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • For the cake
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice and 1 tablespoon finely grated orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • For the toasted marshmallow frosting
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¼ cup bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 6 large egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups toasted pecans, chopped
Nutrition
919
46% daily value
12 servings
                                       
                                            high-​fiber
     

Fat

71% 46

Saturated

32% 6

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 29

Polyunsaturated

- 9

Carbs

37% 112

Carbs (net)

- 106

Fiber

23% 6

Sugars

- 70

Sugars, added

- 64

Protein

20% 10

Cholesterol

20% 59

Sodium

19% 455

Calcium

8% 84

Magnesium

14% 59

Potassium

11% 535

Iron

17% 3

Zinc

13% 1

Phosphorus

22% 157

Vitamin A

81% 733

Vitamin C

11% 10

Thiamin (B1)

38% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

29% 0

Niacin (B3)

17% 3

Vitamin B6

22% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

29% 116

Folate (food)

- 35

Folic acid

- 48

Vitamin B12

6% 0

Vitamin D

2% 0

Vitamin E

46% 7

Vitamin K

3% 3
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