Sweet Potato Pound Cake with 'Kuromitsu' Brown Sugar Syrup

Sweet Potato Pound Cake with 'Kuromitsu' Brown Sugar Syrup

Easy to make with ready-made pancake mix.

Ingredients: 1 pound cake [180 x 87 x 60 mm]

Pancake mix
200 g
Sweet potato
150 g
3 tablespoons
Unsalted butter
40 g
50 ml
Ground black sesame seeds
to taste


1. Chop the sweet potato into small bits, and soak them for a while in a heat-resistant dish filled with water, drain and replace the water, wrap in plastic wrap, then microwave for about 5 minutes.
2. Microwave butter in a separate heat-resistant dish for about 30 seconds to soften.
3. Preheat the oven to 170℃.
4. Combine the sweet potatoes and butter with the rest of the ingredients, and mix until evenly combined.
5. Bake in oven for 40 minutes, then it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

Since I had some sweet potatoes, I used them in my regular pound cake.