Apple Spiced Mashed Potato Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Apple Spiced Mashed Potato Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Apple Spiced Mashed Potato Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Potatoes USA
Dry cakes? Add some mashed potatoes. Apple spiced mashed potato cake topped with a cream cheese frosting.
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 710 kcal


Apple Spiced Cake

  • 1 ⅞ Cups Sugar
  • 2 ¼ Cups All-purpose flour
  • ½ Cup Butter unsalted
  • Cup Mashed potatoes
  • 2 Apples granny smith, grated
  • 2 Eggs whole, large
  • 1 ¼ Cups Applesauce
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Teaspoons Cinnamon ground
  • 1 Teaspoon Nutmeg ground
  • ½ Teaspoon Cloves ground
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking soda
  • ½ Teaspoon Baking powder

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 6 Tablespoons Butter unsalted, room temperature
  • 2 Cups Cream cheese room temperature
  • 2 ½ Cups Sugar powdered
  • 2 ½ Teaspoons Vanilla extract


Apple spiced mashed potato cake

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease or butter parchment paper lined 9-inch cake pan or 7-inch loaf pan.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Whisk together flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • 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.
  • Mix in eggs, one at a time until well incorporated.
  • Fold in applesauce, apples and mashed potatoes.
  • Add the dry ingredients mixture and gently mix until all dry ingredients are just mixed in.
  • Pour cake batter into the prepared baking dish.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

Cream cheese frosting

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


Calories: 710kcalCarbohydrates: 101gProtein: 7gFat: 34gSaturated Fat: 20gCholesterol: 130mgSodium: 520mgPotassium: 144mgFiber: 2gSugar: 75gVitamin C: 0.06mgCalcium: 66mgIron: 2mg