This Decadent Torte Features a Unique Veggie Base

Potatoes are mainly seen in savory dishes, but this torte recipe by food blog The Simple Sweet Life uses the spuds in a sweet, sweet potato cake topped with a caramel drizzle. The cake is light, fluffy and moist with a rich marshmallow frosting that might remind some of Thanksgiving.

The cake features a base made from sweet potato pure topped with milk, cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, flour, sugar and eggs. The addition of potato adds a sweetness to the dough as well as a rustic orange color. The cake is then topped with homemade marshmallow frosting made from eggs, vanilla and sugar. To top it all off the cake is finished with a caramel drizzle of butter, sugar and heavy cream. The dessert is a sweet interpretation of the spuds that are often used in Thanksgiving dishes.