How to make it

  • In a large mixing bowl, beat oil and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in the sweet potato, water and vanilla. Combine flour and cinnamon; gradually add to potato mixture until well blended. Stir in almonds.
  • Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • For frosting, melt butter in a saucepan; whisk in sugar, milk and egg yolks until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil gently for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in coconut, almonds and vanilla. Spread over warm cake. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 12-15 servings.
  • * Note: As a substitute for each cup of self-rising flour, place 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a measuring cup; add all-purpose flour to equals 1 cup. For 1/3 cup of self-rising flour, place 3/4 teaspoon baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a measuring cup; add all-purpose flour to equals 1/2 cup.

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  • snomama 6 years ago
    What a great recipe for Thanksgiving or anytime. Wow! 5 Forks.
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    pinkpasta ate it and said...
    Love this! Book marked to bake.
    High Five all the way! :D
    Debbie~
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    What a great recipe,mountainmama! Saved!
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    " It was excellent "
    chefboriqua ate it and said...
    i love me some sweet potato cake can wait to try ur recipe
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Wow this sounds fabulous, what a great post, thank you so much for sharing this one, you have my 5
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    You must have known I would have been all over this great sweet potato cake.
    I swear that I can smell one of these baking fro a thousand or more miles.
    High Five
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  • puddlewonderful 6 years ago
    This sounds yummy and wonderful. Thank you so much for posting it. I love the ingredients. High Five.
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