Sweet Potato-Pecan Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

15 mins (prep 15)
15 ingredients
makes 2 dozen
Keep this family favorite around for the holiday season. Mashed sweet potatoes give the cupcakes extra moistness, while a myriad of spices including cinnamon and nutmeg, spice up the traditionally sweet dessert. A simple cream cheese frosting and a sprinkle of chopped pecans is all that's needed on top.

Categories:  desserts , cakes~frostings , entertaining , southern-living , cupcakes , bake , quick ,
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Serving Size (635.42 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 2494.03 Calories from Fat 881.73
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 97.97g 301.46%
Saturated Fat 61.08g 610.84%
Trans Fat 3.88g %
Cholesterol 254.35mg 169.56%
Sodium 1617.06mg 134.75%
Total Carbohydrate 390.25g 260.17%
Dietary Fiber 5.92 g 47.38%
Sugars 243.94 g %
Protein 21.01g 84.02%
Vitamin A 3129.24IU% Vitamin C 41.38mg%
Calcium 216.56mg% Iron 9.37mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
coarsely chopped pecans, large eggs, ground nutmeg, cream cheese frosting, coarsely chopped pecans, garnish


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