How to make it

  • Combine cooking oil and sugar; beat until smooth
  • Add egg yolks; beat well
  • Add hot water, then dry ingredients( make sure they have been sifted together before adding)
  • Stir in potatoes, nuts, and vanilla; beat well
  • Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into mixture
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes
  • Makes 4 layers
  • Cool and add frosting if desired
  • Frosting recipe is a separate post

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  • momo_55grandma 10 years ago
    yeah yeah yeah. Sweet recipe
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  • trackwidow 10 years ago
    This sounds wonderful. I love sweet potatoes and they are so good for you. Thank you for a great recipe.
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  • knoxcop 10 years ago
    CA!! Wow! You know what? I've got all of the ingredients for this in my cupboard, and I've been meaning to make us a Looks like tomorrow's dessert! I think my DH will love this---anything sweet potato, and he's happy! thanks!
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Wow, great sounding cake, love sweet potatoes anyway there fixed. You have my five for this great post. Now to go back and get your frosting also, that's another 5
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  • jett2whit 10 years ago
    Yummy! I love sweet taters and this sounds like it's so moist too!! Jett
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    My mom used to make something just like or similar to your recipe and we all loved it. Great post - thanks so much!
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