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.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 710 kcal


Apple Spiced Cake

  • 1 7/8 Cup Sugar
  • 2 1/4 Cup All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1/8 Cup Mashed potatoes
  • 2 Each Granny Smith apples, grated
  • 2 Each Eggs, whole, large
  • 1 1/4 Cup Applesauce
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Teaspoon Ground cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground cloves
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking powder

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 6 Tablespoon Butter, unsalted, room temperature
  • 2 Cup Cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 1/2 Cup Powdered sugar
  • 2 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla extract


  • Gather all ingredients and equipment needed.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease or butter parchment paper lined 9-inch cake pan or 7-inch loaf pan.

Spiced apple mashed potato cake

  • In a medium bowl combine all 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.
  • Stir in applesauce and apples.
  • Add the dry ingredient mixture and gently mix until all dry ingredients are mixed in.
  • Pour cake batter into prepared pan.
  • 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 cream until light and fluffy.
  • Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Mix until smooth.


Serving: 8servingsCalories: 710kcalCarbohydrates: 101gProtein: 7gFat: 34gSaturated Fat: 20gCholesterol: 130mgSodium: 520mgPotassium: 144mgFiber: 2gSugar: 75gVitamin C: 0.06mgCalcium: 66mgIron: 2mg