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    Sweet Potato Cake

    Source of Recipe

    Maggie Dea Viken

    List of Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 C. oil
    • 2 1/4 C. superfine sugar
    • 5 jumbo eggs, separated
    • 2 5/8 C. unbleached flour
    • 1 T. soda
    • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
    • 1 tsp. cinnamon
    • 1 tsp. nutmeg
    • 2 C. greated sweet potatoes
    • 1 C. pecans, chopped
    • 1 tsp. pure vanilla


    1. Combine oil, sugar and egg yolks with 1/4 cup hot water in bowl; mix well. Combine flour, soda, salt and spices and add to wet mixture. Mix until just moistened. Stir in sweet potatoes, pecans and vanilla. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Fold into batter. Spoon into 3 greased and floured cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool and frost with cream cheese frosting.




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