24 Dec '11, 5pm
Yummy! Learn how to make a delicious Kwanzaa-inspired sweet potato cake with creamy double coconut frosting!
While paging through cookbooks for traditional African-American and Kwanzaa dessert recipes, I was inspired by the heavy use of spices like nutmeg and allspice as well as how recipes often include a healthy pureed vegetable. This spiced, fragrant, and not-too-sweet sweet potato cake pairs with a decadent coconut cream cheese frosting to incorporate some tropical flavor into a more traditional, seasonal dessert. Read on to learn how to make Spiced Sweet Potato Cake with Creamy Coconut Frosting, a sweet holiday treat perfect for celebrating any holiday (even if that holiday is just a snow day).