How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare cake pans, generously greased and floured lightly.
  • Grate sweet potatoes.
  • Cream butter and sugar until fluffly and light.
  • Add one egg yolk at a time, beat well after each addition.
  • Sift together the dry ingredients with the spices and salt and baking powder.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the creamed butter mixtures along with 4 Tablespoons of HOT water.
  • Stir in pecans, potatoes and vanilla.
  • Beat until stiff egg whites.
  • Fold into cake mixtures.
  • Bake in prepared pans at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Cool on baking racks.
  • NOTE: Cake freezes well when unfrosted
  • Frosting:
  • In saucepan combine evaporated milk, butter, 3 egg yolks, vanilla and sugar and cook over medium heat about twelve minutes., stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.
  • (Use extra egg whites for egg white omelets or as a facial mask)
  • Remove frosting from heat and add the coconut and beat until cool and of good spreading consistency.

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  • zanna 11 years ago
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  • thepiggs 11 years ago
    This sounds delicious!

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  • zena824 11 years ago
    I have a new food processor I need to try out on this.... Thanks for the wonderful post..
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  • debra47 11 years ago
    Sounds wonderful!
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  • coffeebean53 11 years ago
    Sounds absolutely delicious.
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