Try Turkey Cake For Thanksgiving This Year!

This delicious-looking delicacy is K&M Approved: Layers of ground turkey, sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce covered with more mashed potatoes, a layer of sweet potatoes, and a cup-and-a-half of mini-marshmallows.

What’s not to like?  Get the recipe!

For the turkey layers:

  • Unsalted butter, for coating the pans
  • 2 pounds ground turkey breast
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated on the small holes of a box grater
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh sage leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, minced

For the sweet potato layer:

  • 1 pound sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (1/4 stick)
  • 1 tablespoon packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more as needed
  • Pinch ground mace or nutmeg
  • Freshly ground black pepper

To assemble:

  • About 5 cups or 1 recipe Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes, warm
  • 1/2 cup cranberry sauce, such as our Cranberry and Citrus Sauce, chilled, excess liquid drained
  • 2 1/2 cups Sausage Stuffing, warm
  • 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
  • Gravy, for serving (optional)

This comes to us from CHOW. They’ve got the rest of the directions here.

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About Braden

I'm the co-founder of, a father, husband and an Emerson Alum. I also teach people how to be good on the radio at Connecticut School Of Broadcasting. Not to brag, but I'm humble as hell.
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