Lemon Sweet Potato Cake

Combination of Sweet Potato recipe and Lemon recipe.


  • 2 eggs at room temperature 
  • 1/2 cups brown sugar 
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil 
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 
  • 1 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 
  •  1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 
  • 1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes 
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  1. Grease loaf pan and dust with flour
  2. beat eggs
  3. Mix in sugar and al the wet ingredients (not the sweet potatoes)
  4. Turn oven on at 350F (175C).
  5. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. (So not yet pecans) 
  6. Fold in the dry ingredients into the wet mixture. 
  7. Stir in sweet potatoes and chopped nuts. 
  8. Pour batter into greased 9×5 inch loaf pan (or 2 small loaf pans). 
  9. Bake for about one hour.

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