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How to Make Delicious Sweet Potato and Yam Cake at Home? - Microwave Recipes

How to Make Delicious Sweet Potato and Yam Cake at Home?

Q: Can I use any type of sweet potato for this recipe?
A: Yes, you can use any variety of sweet potato. However, the flavor and texture may vary slightly.

Q: How do I know when the yams and sweet potatoes are properly steamed?
A: They should be soft enough to mash easily. Test with a fork for tenderness.

Q: Can I substitute white sugar with another sweetener?
A: Yes, you can use alternatives like honey, maple syrup, or brown sugar according to your taste preference.

Q: Is it necessary to refrigerate the cake before cutting?
A: Refrigerating helps to firm up the cake, making it easier to cut. However, you can also serve it warm if preferred.

Q: Can I reheat the cake in the microwave?
A: Yes, heating it for about 20 seconds in the microwave can enhance the taste, especially during colder seasons.

Sweet Potato and Yam Cake with Coconut


  • Suitable amount of yams
  • One sweet potato
  • Suitable amount of grated coconut
  • White sugar to taste (optional)
  1. Steam the yams until soft, then peel.
  2. Mash the steamed yams and spread them into a container lined with cling film, smoothing the surface.
  3. Mash the sweet potato and add it to the container, smoothing the top layer.
  4. Layer another layer of mashed yam on top and smooth it out.
  5. Refrigerate the cake for one hour.
  6. Remove the cake from the fridge and cut it into pieces.
  7. Place a suitable amount of grated coconut on a plate.
  8. If desired, add white sugar for extra sweetness.
  9. Dip each piece of cake into the grated coconut, ensuring a layer of coconut on each piece.
  10. The delicious Sweet Potato and Yam Cake is ready. For a better taste in winter, heat it in the microwave for 20 seconds before serving.
  11. Enjoy the cake with friends and family!
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  • Rich in dietary fiber from yams and sweet potatoes.
  • Contains vitamins and minerals from the sweet potatoes and yams.
  • Low in fat, with natural sweetness from the ingredients.
  • Grated coconut adds a unique flavor and additional nutrients.